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DEFRA

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (UK). Replaces what was once the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF).
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Earlier this year, Defra submitted an application to the EC to gain Officially TB Free (OTF) status for England's LRA.
Dr Wright added: "In light of future Brexit negotiations, the stance taken by Defra on this issue is incomprehensible.
An Asian hornet outbreak in the Tetbury area of Gloucestershire has been contained, say Defra David Crossley/Defra
A Defra spokeswoman said the government did not want to see "what happened with eggs happen with pigs" but stressed that Defra believed everyone in the UK was compliant with the sow stall ban.
One cow on a farm near Dorchester, Dorset, which originated from France, has also been found with the disease, Defra said.
Farmers will be able to communicate online with Defra and other agencies and departments and links with Farm Assurance and Farm Management Software schemes are being investigated.
Contact: Jemina Broadbridge, Defra, phone 020-7238-6092, e-mail jemina.
Keith Roberts of Defra said: "Our role at each of the clinic will be to provide farmers and growers with the necessary information to respond to the increasing demand for home grown organic food.
as a new department set up following the 2001 General Election, DEFRA had received a reasonably good settlement, and the Treasury was keen to see that the money was spent efficiently and in pursuit of a reform-oriented agenda.
Full details are available from DEFRA but it is worth noting that, in addition to the usual eligibility and evaluation selection, there are two bonus criteria.
Defra uses GenSight Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution to manage 4 billion portfolio of projects.
Implementing agency : Defra Network eTendering Portal