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Live export - press release

Manx NFU Statement – The Isle of Man and United Kingdom are proven to have the highest levels of animal welfare across the whole of the EU. We refute any derogatory statements made in relation to the welfare of animals in transit when being shipped live to the United Kingdom.

Livestock travels for various reasons;

Sale and transfer of stock Breeding programs Slaughter – onward fattening To shows and events …

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MANX NATIONAL FARMERS’ UNION MANIFEST

Dear Manx NFU Member

Please view the link below which will direct you to the MNFU Manifesto that has been sent out to all prospective MHK’s.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the office on 662204.

Manx NFU info for Keys candidates 2016

LIVESTOCK WORRYING MNFU STATEMENT

Please see below statement from the Manx National Farmers’ Union regarding the recent Livestock Worrying case.

‘The Manx National Farmers’ Union will consider the facts of this matter and provide advice to its members in due course’.

Please do not hesitate to contact the MNFU office if you have any further questions.

Manx NFU Southern Show 2016

The Manx NFU Maze at the 2016 Southern Show proved, once again, to be a huge hit with the public, nearly 4,000 people went through the maze and were delighted with what had been put together. Please take a look at some of the photos:

Members of the Manx NFU erecting the maze.

 

The Farmers’ Wall celebrating 70 years of the MNFU – posters included the …

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Plague of Moths - Diamond Back Moth

The Manx NFU have been asked to highlight what could be a ‘plague of moths’. The Diamond Back Moth caterpillar could decimate a brassica, specifically cabbage and cauliflower, crop within 24 hours – please see the links below;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36516619

http://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/42318

If you have any questions with regard to these moths please contact your advisor.

 

 

Manx NFU Press Release re the Consultation on Agricultural Grants

Dear Manx NFU Member

Please see below the Press Release that the Manx NFU issued on the 12th April.

The Manx NFU will be strongly opposing the amalgamation of all agricultural grants into one single grant scheme.

We are concerned about lack of transparency, lack of focus on mainstream agriculture and lack of recognition by DEFA that agriculture delivers more than simply food . There is also NO indication of …

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MEMERSHIP FORM 2015-16

Dear Manx NFU Member

Please find the link to the new 2015-16 Membership form that we would like you to download, complete and return via email at

gensec@manx-nfu.org with your updated details.

Membership form 15-16

Good time to ask for your password to the Members Only Area.

If you are not a member and wish to become one please complete the form and return.

Any questions, please …

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ADS Payment Letters

The ADS payment letters were sent to all applicants on the 31st July. Also enclosed were three flyers seen here containing additional information for all applicants.

If you have any queries please contact either the MNFU office or DEFA.

Sheep EID (00000002) – Copy

FHIS 8 Flyer 270715 – Copy

CPC Passport Paper Change – Copy

 

GREEBA MUSHROOMS VACANCY

Greeba Farm are recruiting.

We’re looking for people who are reliable and trustworthy, can really listen and take instruction well, cope with both the discipline of routine and react to change, good communicators who work well in a team and on own, conscientious and able to take responsibility and, above all, want to work!

LABOURER – GROWING TEAM (full-time)

To work as part of a team to prepare …

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INTERESTED IN AGRICULTURE? LEAVING SCHOOL?

The IOM College are running Diplomas in Agriculture and Environmental Conservation, details of which are below. Please contact Caroline Perry on 490488 or Paula Creer on 490267 who would be delighted to speak to you for an initial discussion if you would like further information or are interested in joining any of the courses.

Details:

Diplomas in Agriculture and Environmental Conservation by Paula Creer, Alan Radcliffe and Caroline Perry at …

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