A beef suckler cow in a yard© Tim Scrivener
Before opting to stay in or quit beef production, farmers should take a rigorous, structured-approach to the decision-making process, say advisers. Much of the long-term uncertainty felt by beef producers is due to the question mark hanging over support payments beyond 2020 and Brexit, says AHDB Beef & Lamb strategy director Laura Ryan. The UK government has pledged to keep the status quo with support payments until then but longer term support is uncertain. AHDB surveys show that among beef […]