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Ben Keene

Ben is a Policy Adviser working in the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund team.

Horticultural farmers and growers in England – apply for an FETF grant today

With the deadline fast approaching, I want to encourage horticulture growers and farmers in England – and contractors to them – to consider applying for a grant offered through the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund 2024 (FETF). 

The farmers who work in Defra

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Some of our colleagues are also farmers. In this post, Ben Keene and Brian Longman introduce the Defra Farmer's Forum, the group which brings them together. They also share their stories. In the months that follow, we’ll hear from more farmers who either work in the Future Farming and Countryside Programme or support our work from their teams elsewhere in Defra.