Posts tagged "Michael Gove"

UK Farm Minister Urges British Producers to Lead the World in Technology

[4 January/AgFunder News] The British Government’s Food, Farming and Environment Minister, Michael Gove, is promising delivery of an ambitious new UK food strategy in 2019. He also noted a properly funded 25-year environment plan to commit to rising investments in agritech.  Speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference, Mr Gove urged delegates to prepare for a...

Gove pledges drought support

[2 August/EuroFruit] DEFRA Secretary, Michael Gove, called for increased flexibility to help drought hit farmers in the UK, but the National Farmers Union want to also address market volatility. The summer of 2018 is turning out to be one of the driest summers in memory and the warmest July on record. Mr Gove promised to...