In a spectacular own-goal, Theresa May’s Conservatives have been forced into a ‘confidence and supply’ arrangement with 10 MPs from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) after being humiliated at the polls.
Farming and the military are the only two truly federal policies in Switzerland. In both cases, the priority is protection.
Farming and food production in Scotland boasts a rich provenance few countries can match. But the sector is also unique when it comes to the challenges of Brexit.
Last month I took to Twitter for the first time. I was struck by how the arguments from last June’s referendum are still endlessly rehearsed by those involved with farming, still bitterly divided.
My trip to China was an eye-opener. I approached the trip completely ignorant of what a modern day Chinese city would look like and I have never been to a socialist country and was not sure what to expect.
Dr Rob Clayton, AHDB Potatoes sector strategy director
Ben Aveling is the owner of Radmore Farm Shop, Cambridge.
I am not sure when I dozed off but when I fell asleep it was July and I seem to have woken up in November.
Well, the weather has dried up since we voted for Brexit. Markets have stabilised and even strengthened in some cases, and we have all survived, so far at least.
With the weather having been so wet recently, this year’s haymaking has been delayed for a more consistent dry spell.