George Eustice walking down the streetGeorge Eustice © Rex/Shuttersock
Fledgling policies for farming if the UK leaves the European Union are little more than a wishlist rather than a coherent plan, say industry leaders. Defra minister George Eustice outlined his initial thoughts on the future policies for agriculture outside the EU to farmers at the NFU’s annual conference on Wednesday (24 February). A system of area payments would probably be retained with auto-accreditation schemes to avoid the chaos of an annual application process with a hard deadline, he suggested. […]
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