Seeds and Cereals

Ulster Farmers Union
Chris Gill

Committee Chair

Ulster Farmers Union
Richard Orr

Vice Chair

Ulster Farmers Union
Patricia Erwin

Senior Policy Officer

Current issues the committee is considering:
  • Glyphosate re-authorisation
  • Greening requirements under the new CAP
  • Plant protection products and Sustainable Use Directive (SUD)
  • Hedge cutting
  • Northern Ireland Cross-Compliance Verifiable Standards
  • GM debate
  • Benchmarking
  • Farm Quality Assured Cereal Scheme
  • Nitrates Action Programme 2014-2020  guidance
  • Cash flows
  • UFU cereal competition
  • VI initiative and operator roadshows
  • Research and development