The challenge ahead of agricultural policymakers is to deliver “greater tangible benefit” to the taxpayer after Brexit. What does that mean? And what could it look like? These are just two of the questions that I discussed with a group from Defra’s Future Agricultural Policy team when they visited our farm recently. I expressed my disappointment that “education access” had been removed as an option under countryside stewardship. Ian Pigott farms 700ha in Hertfordshire. Ian is also the founder of […]
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