Grain Market Outlook 2021


Arable Farmer
@AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds why was the question about equivalent to imports removed from the screen while no others were removed?

The answer given in response to the question indicates to me that the AHDB are misinterpreting what farmers are asking for and that you are putting a lot of effort in the wrong direction.
It also demonstrates that either people simply do not know what checks are required for imported grain to enter the UK food chain, or that they are deliberately hiding the import requirements, which then begs the question why?
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Arable Farmer
I would like an explanation from @AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds on why they deemed it necessary to remove the most important and topical question from the screen during the conference?
I imagine they @ahdb will say it is a very complex subject and will take some time before we get a wholly unbelievable answer...very sad times when the levy, our money is being used to the detriment of our market.

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...