In his state of the sector address at the NCVO's annual conference, chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington urged delegates to get over recent criticism and speak up for the sector in the lead up to the general election and Brexit.
What will happen to UK farms when Britain leaves the EU and subsidies are no longer available? Can farming still prove to be a viable business? Phil Moore looks at one possible solution to the problem.
The UK prime minister gives a wide-ranging speech outlining that her ambitions for post-Brexit Britain rest on notions of mutual responsibility and helping those who are "just getting by". She also mentions social finance.