The NFU champions British farming and provides professional representation and services to its Farmer and Grower members. The organisation, which was founded in 1908, has 55,000 members across England and Wales which is estimated to be more than 70 per cent of full time farmers.

The NFU is divided into seven regions and Wales is covered by a dedicated NFU Cymru office. The NFU has an office in Brussels to represent the interests of British farmers to the European Union. There is also a network of more than 300 local offices which are supported financially by NFU Mutual. The NFU Group Secretaries who staff these offices can provide professional advice and help to NFU members.

NFU has teamed up with Farm Stay UK to promote iconic uplands please see