Views Sought on the Future of the Agriculture Horticulture Development Board.

DEFRA Has launched a call to growers, farmers, processors and industry representatives to give their views on the AHDB. They want to hear from both levy payers and non-levy payers.

The HTA would encourage members to submit their views to DEFRA using the various methods shown below.

This is a ten week exercise from Friday 31 August until midnight on Friday 9 November 2018 and is a joint initiative covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. A summary of the responses will be published early in 2019.

DEFRA's press release can be read here 

To submit views:

          Views on AHDB
Defra - Future Farming
2nd Floor SE
Seacole Building
2 Marsham Street


Stakeholder events: Defra is holding a small number of stakeholder workshops around the country (Bristol, York & London) in September and October. Places will be very limited but anyone wishing to attend a workshop should contact, expressing an interest. Your e-mail should be headed ‘AHDB stakeholder workshop request’.

Please do take this opportunity to feedback your views on the AHDB and also feel free to share this information with colleagues.

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