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.
Tensions between Holyrood and Westminster continue to run high, with agriculture and rural affairs two of the key battlegrounds. Abi Kay gets the inside track from chairman of the Scottish Affairs Committee, Pete Wishart.
Post-Brexit agricultural policy in Wales is to focus much more heavily on culture, communities and landscape than Defra’s plans for England, according to Welsh Rural Affairs Secretary Lesley Griffiths.
Defra has denied that it failed to ‘fully engage’ with the devolved regions on its plans for a new environmental watchdog after Scottish and Welsh Ministers expressed disappointment with the level of discussion.