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We must end the shameful ivory trade now

The African Elephant is a species apart - a beautiful animal that inspires awe in any who see it. Safeguarding the future of this amazing animal is a mission our species cannot shirk.

A water industry that works for everyone

The way we as a nation organise our water industry inspires strong feelings.

Because water is our lifeblood - the single most critical resource for the wellbeing of nations and the planet.

It has no substitute; we cannot replace it with anything else.

Farming for the next generation

The age of acceleration

For anyone wondering what the focus of this year’s Oxford Farming Conference might be, it was The Archers provided an answer just before Christmas.

Christmas Message from Michael Gove

Christmas reminds us that the greatest present of all is the one gift where the more we give, the more we receive - that is love.

CLA Rural Business Conference

I wanted to begin by reflecting on the past. The CLA has been around for around 110 years now. And as I’m sure every single person in this room knows, the CLA was originally founded following the publication of a pamphlet called the ‘Land and the Social Problem by a man called Algernon Tumor.