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Our NFU officeholders and board members are working on members’ behalf 52 weeks a year. 

Weekly look ahead

Week commencing 17 June

General Election 2024

  • Our network of county advisers is reaching out to prospective parliamentary candidates from all parties across England and Wales. So far, we've already contacted 751 and met with 242. We will continue to highlight the needs of British farmers to all prospective candidates at agricultural shows and member farm visits.

NFU working for you – Mon 17 June

  • NFU Poultry Board chair James Mottershead and co-opted member Jonty Hay will be attending a Red Tractor webinar on sustainable soya as the NFU’s representatives on the Red Tractor Poultry Board.

NFU and British Agriculture Bureau working for you – Tues 18 June – Thur 20 June

  • Director of the British Agriculture Bureau Robin Manning, NFU Deputy President David Exwood, director of strategy Nick von Westenholz and senior adviser for international trade and global affairs Lucia Zitti will attend the World Farmers Organisation (WFO) General Assembly. 

Westminster – Tues 18 June

  • NFU President Tom Bradshaw will be speaking with Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidates in three separate calls. 

Westminster – Tues 18 June

  • NFU Vice President Rachel Hallos will attend the Royal Cheshire Show to meet with local NFU members.

NFU in the field – Wed 19 June

  • NFU President Tom Bradshaw will attend the Lincolnshire Show to meet with local NFU members.

NFU in the field – Thur 20 June

  • NFU Vice President Rachel Hallos, NFU Dairy Board chair Paul Tompkins and NFU Livestock Board chair David Barton will be at an organic farm walk in Devon. 

NFU working for you – Thur 20 June

  • NFU chief poultry adviser Aimee Mahony and NFU Poultry Board members Phill Crawley and Will Lea will be attending a virtual meeting of the Laying Hen Welfare Forum as the NFU’s representatives.

  • NFU chief poultry adviser Aimee Mahony is attending the GB Avian Influenza Core Group online meeting alongside poultry sector representatives and officials from Defra and APHA to hear the latest updates on Avian Influenza activity.

  • NFU chief poultry adviser Aimee Mahony is attending an egg sector meeting on protecting the sector from activism alongside representatives across the egg supply chain.


NFU working for you – Fri 21 June

  • NFU poultry adviser Tom Glen attend an online AIC briefing for the UK farming unions on the new EU Deforestation Regulations and how this might affect soya sourcing in the UK from 2025.


See how the NFU has been working for you in previous weeks.