Public support for farming is increasingly positive, which is vitally important, as farmers will need the backing of consumers to stay in business after Brexit, especially if subsidies are reduced.

Farmers Weekly visited the Countryfile Live event, which took place at Blenheim Palace parkland from 3-6 August, to ask visitors to describe farmers in three words.

See also: Countryfile Live: Strong support for high-welfare meat 

Hard-working, dedicated, innovative, green, resilient and necessary were just some of the words the public used to praise farmers in recognition of their value to society.

Watch the video to find out more.