The Future of UK Farming conference made the news following Secretary of State for Environment, Michael Gove’s statement on meat and livestock as well as our session on the issue of small abattoir closures. Take a look at the coverage below.


A balanced diet includes meat, Michael Gove insists

The Times – Jerome Starkey

Meat is crucial to balanced diet, Michael Gove tells farmers

The Guardian – Bibi van der Zee

Meat is crucial in balanced diet, Gove tells farmers

Farmers Weekly – Philip Case

Gove recognises importance of livestock as he calls meat ‘crucial’ to diet

Farming UK

People should not be shy to promote meat eating, Michael Gove tells farmers

iNews – Benjamin Butterworth

Michael Gove and Minette Batters on the Future of UK Farming

Somerset Gazette

Industry appeals for action as small abattoirs run risk of closing down

Farming UK

Call for government to save small abattoirs

Pig World – John Swire

Defra: Farmers crucial to improving UK diets

Global Meat News – Ashley Williams

Photograph: Chloe Edwards


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