An unlimited free service for NFU Farmer and Grower members seeking direct professional advice on farming, legal or technical issues - or for information about subscriptions or member services.

Farmer and Grower


Our main category of membership, NFU Farmer and Grower members get access to the full suite of offers including unrivalled services and discounts, expert local and national advice, plus lobbying and representation.

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NFU CallFirst

Do you have a question which needs answering? Do you need advice on a solution to a problem? Look no further – NFU CallFirst can help.

Opening hours

NFU CallFirst – the NFU’s member-exclusive helpline –  is open within the following hours: 

  • Monday – Friday: 8am - 5pm

Our helpful staff will still continue to provide you with first-class advice and guidance to help your farming business and are just a phone call away.

Have you got a question? Contact NFU CallFirst on 0370 845 8458 today and a member of the team will be happy to help.

You can also complete the online enquiry form here.

From BPS to farm safety, the NFU’s dedicated helpline is in place to help members answer the questions they need to run their farming businesses effectively.

Based at NFU HQ, the helpline is staffed exclusively by specialist advisers. All calls are answered directly by our own team - no overseas call centres; no computerised, pre-recorded answers. Specific legal or technical matters are transferred to experts in their particular field. Click here to find out more about the team.

Do you have a question for the NFU CallFirst team?

Members can now contact the service via this form. Your query will be sent straight through to the NFU CallFirst team. 

What is NFU CallFirst?

It is an unlimited free service for NFU Farmer and Grower members seeking direct professional advice on farming, legal or technical issues, or for general membership enquiries concerning subscriptions, payments, magazines and voucher discounts available with our affinity partners.

How does NFU CallFirst work?

NFU CallFirst is based at NFU HQ in Stoneleigh and staffed exclusively by specialist advisers. All calls are answered directly by our own team - no overseas call centres; no computerised, pre-recorded answers. Specific legal or technical matters are transferred to experts in their particular field.

What kind of legal and technical help does NFU CallFirst offer?

Professional advice on a comprehensive range of issues: land, employment, legal issues, agriculture, planning, environment, company, transport, health and safety, rates and tax.

NFUCallFirst - as and when you need us on 0370 845 8458

Specialist advice doesn't have to be costly, especially if you're part of the NFU. The NFU CallFirst service is included for farmer and grower members. Call 0370 845 8458.

*For security and training purposes calls may be recorded and monitored. Calls to 0370 numbers will be taken out of any inclusive minutes available on your mobile or landline national minutes plan. If not, it’s still no more expensive than calling national rate numbers starting 01 or 02.




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