NFU Reports

Read the key reports issued by the NFU for our campaigns, sector, policy and lobbying teams.

NFU Yearbook 2018
NFU Yearbook 2018

Review of the NFU's key activity on behalf of its members throughout 2018.

United by our environment, our food, our future
United by our environment, our food, our future

Focusing on four key areas - moral imperative, health and nutrition, integrity and standards and working with nature - this document raises important questions about what Britain needs for a thriving domestic food industry (2018).

UK Farming's Relationship with the EU report 2015
UK Farming's Relationship with the EU report 2015

Produced in 2015 this NFU report looked at the key issues for farming should there be an EU Referendum.


NFU report - Combatting Rural Crime July 2018
NFU report - Combatting Rural Crime July 2018

The NFU is committed to making sure that farmers are not seen as a 'soft target' for criminals. Peaceful rural places may seem to be the last place to find criminal activity, but farming communities are often subject to a range of serious crimes (2018).

NFU Summary of LEI Wageningen Study, April 25 2016 update
NFU Summary of LEI Wageningen Study, April 25 2016 update

The LEI Wageningen UR study provides an insight into the potential effects of two key issues for farm businesses in a post-Brexit world - our international trading relationship (and its impact on the domestic market) and the level of domestic support for farmers (2016).

UK - United By Food
UK - United By Food

Our report has four key themes: moral imperative, health and nutrition, integrity and standards and working with nature (2018).


LEI Wageningen EU exit report, April 5 2016
LEI Wageningen EU exit report, April 5 2016

This study was carried out by LEI Wageningen UR and was commissioned and financed by the NFU (2016).

Defra Health & Harmony consultation - NFU summary response
Defra Health & Harmony consultation - NFU summary response

The NFU's summary response to the government's consultation: "Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit"

DAP Vision - A New Domestic Agricultural Policy
DAP Vision - A New Domestic Agricultural Policy

NFU report on delivering for farmers and the public (2017).


UK Food Supply Chain Manifesto
UK Food Supply Chain Manifesto

Food is essential to us all. The UK food chain is passionate about providing a safe, affordable and secure supply of food for the country. However, Brexit presents an unprecedented challenge to the affordability, availability, and choice of food for UK consumers (2018).

DAP Vision - Delivering a Bold and Ambitious Future For Farming
DAP Vision - Delivering a Bold and Ambitious Future For Farming

NFU report on Domestic Agricultural Policy and the three elements of its success - Productivity, Environment and Volatility (2017).

DAP Vision - Empowering farms to manage price volatility
DAP Vision - Empowering farms to manage price volatility

NFU report on volatility, one of the three themes of a domestic agricultural policy (2017).


DAP Vision - Improving Agricultural Productivity
DAP Vision - Improving Agricultural Productivity

NFU report on improving agricultural productivity, one of the three themes of a domestic agricultural policy (2017).

DAP Vision - Delivering for the Farmed Environment
DAP Vision - Delivering for the Farmed Environment

NFU report on delivering for the farmed environment, one of the three themes of a domestic agricultural policy (2017).

Access to a Competent and Flexible Workforce
Access to a Competent and Flexible Workforce

Vision for the Future of Farming (2017).


A New Outlook on International Trade
A New Outlook on International Trade

Vision for the Future of Farming (2017).

A Regulatory Regime That's Fit For Purpose
A Regulatory Regime That's Fit For Purpose

Vision for the Future of Farming (2017).


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