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Any Scottish farmer or crofter who is entitled to direct payments under the Common Agricultural Policy will continue to receive cash until at least 2024, under plans outlined by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing this week.
Investing in innovation and catering to consumer demand has helped the poultry industry become successful, but challenges including a lack of certainty surrounding Brexit and issues sourcing labour could undermine the industry’s progress.
Fears are growing that the dairy and pig sectors are being ‘overlooked’ by the Government as it puts together its no-deal tariff plans after Defra Ministers promised to consider only the needs of beef and sheep farmers.
If any confirmation was needed that the sheep industry is at the sharp end of Brexit it came on Monday when Defra Secretary Michael Gove went head to head in debate with his Scottish counterpart Fergus Ewing.
Talking to the public about agriculture, food production and on-farm environmental work will become ‘more important than ever’ after the UK leaves the EU, Open Farm Sunday (OFS) founder Ian Pigott has said.
Boris is best-placed to pick up the baton and ensure we get a deal for Britain which keeps our economy strong, moves the country beyond Brexit, and brings back control, says Welsh Shadow Minister for Rural Affairs Andrew RT Davies.