Gary Yeomans in a field with his son and daughterGary Yeomans and his kids © Richard Stanton
The Monmouthshire NFU Brexit consultation meeting, kindly hosted by dairy farmers Tom and Cath James, had a good turnout. The main concerns were whether the UK government will prioritise agriculture in future trade deals, and if the Welsh Assembly will treat farming in the same way as in England. Recent decisions, such as the highest rate of modulation – 15% – and lack of action on TB in wildlife, do not give us any confidence. See also: Concern over future […]