Migrant workers in a daffodil field© Tim Scrivener
Labour shortages on UK farms are expected to be worse than forecast this summer because many growers are afraid of admitting they have a problem. Speaking at the union’s spring council meeting on Tuesday (24 April), NFU horticulture and potatoes board chairwoman Ali Capper said the government’s repeated refusal to introduce a seasonal agricultural workers scheme threatened to drive UK farms out of business. See also: How to attract and retain the best farm employees Without a scheme to attract […]
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