The chancellor Phillip Hammond’s announcement last week that the government would guarantee agricultural funding until 2020 still leaves many questions unanswered for producer organisations (POs) and their members. UK POs benefit from almost £40m of annual EU funding, which comes from Pillar 1 of the CAP. This figure, which matches that contributed by farmer members, pays for everything post-harvest – transport, storage, selling, marketing, investments and R&D. Dairy producer organisations What happens next? Case study – farmer speaks out Could […]