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The Commercial Farmers Group promotes a competitive and resilient UK agricultural industry producing safe, affordable and sustainable products to meet the needs of customers, consumers and the environment.

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Upcoming Events

The next meetings of the Commercial Farmers Group:

Agriculture in the new UK policy landscape, Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum seminar: 21 April 2021

CFG Chair David Watson presents on “Delivering effective environmental land management – pilot progress, practicalities and support for farmers, the future for land use, resource management and productivity, and aligning with net-zero emission targets”

Janet Hughes, Programme Director for the Future Farming and Countryside Programme (FFCP), Defra: 22 April 2021

Janet has agreed to join us to talk about Defra’s plans and to answer questions on upcoming policy.

Do livestock have a role in future sustainable food systems? Dr Jude Capper & Dr John Gilliland: 13 May 2021

Dr Jude Capper, an independent Livestock Sustainability Consultant joins Dr John Gilliland, Director of Global Agriculture and Sustainability at Devenish to discuss this with CFG members.

Nicholas Saphir, AHDB Chair: 2 June 2021

Nicholas is joining us to discuss AHDB’s new strategies and also the impact on AHDB of the newly announced vote by producers not to continue the horticulture levy.