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The Manx NFU works to create a strong agricultural economy on the Isle of Man for our members and to provide a reliable, sustainable and secure food supply for the Manx people. We represent farmers from the majority of farm businesses on the Island.
Please find a selection of our Featured News items below – For all our latest news posts please visit our News & Blog page.
As compulsory BVD testing is now in place there have been some queries from members. We hope that the link below will go some way to answering these.
NFU Conference – 25th and 26th February, ICC, Birmingham
The MNFU President and General Secretary attended the NFU Conference where they listened to high profile speakers and attended workshops and sector specific sessions. Please see the attached link: http://www.nfuonline.com/news/nfu-conference-2014/
Reports will be given at MNFU Council and Branch Meetings.
Central MNFU Branch Meeting – 6th March, 8pm at the Tynwald Inn, St Johns
This will ...
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The Manx NFU is backing farmers on the Island who have been experiencing problems with dogs worrying sheep and other livestock.
Under current Manx law, The Dog Act, allows farmers the right to shoot on sight any dog that is attacking or worrying livestock. However, many farmers are reluctant to do this and in many cases they find the evidence after the event rather than catch the culprit in the ...
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The Manx National Farmers’ Union are delighted to announce their new President, Brian Brumby.
Brian, a dairy farmer from Ballakillingan, Lezayre, has been Vice-President for the past 3 years and is a staunch campaigner of Manx Farming and produce.
Brian has taken over the role of President from Ray Craine who has been at the head of the MNFU for the past 3 years and has successfully steered the Union ...
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The MNFU have received a copy of the revised Health & Safety in Agriculture (second edition published 2013) document and is available to down load from here:
Night Shooting of rabbits was approved at the May sitting of Tynwald. It is vital that all Manx National Farmers' Union Members read the Night Shooting Code of Practice put together with the assistance of the Police to ensure that all Members remain safe and shoot in accordance with the Game Act 1927 (Modification) order. ...
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