LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
The Scottish Government has been slammed for threatening the livelihoods of farmers after Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing demanded Scotland’s ban on growing genetically modified (GM) crops be retained post-Brexit.
Andrew RT Davies is Assembly Member for South Wales Central, leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Brexit campaigner and partner in a mixed enterprise. Farmers Guardian spoke to him about life after the EU.
Gerald Mason, senior vice president at Tate & Lyle Sugars, has slated Nick Clegg’s prediction of high food prices following Brexit, saying ‘he hoped the EU debate was moving on to a sensible, technical level’.
The Farmers Union of Wales is urging everyone with an interest in farming matters and believes the agricultural industry to be the backbone of the rural economy to make their voices heard at all levels.
UK farmers receive about £3 billion a year under the much-derided Common Agricultural Policy. Would Brexit put this funding at risk or represent an opportunity to forge a better UK policy? Alistair Driver reports.