George Eustice with livestock farmer
Defra plans to make agri-environment schemes so irresistible post Brexit that it will be a “no-brainer” for farmers to sign up, according to farming minister George Eustice, speaking on a visit to a mixed farm in Hampshire to see how caring for the environment and food production can go together. The government is planning a major overhaul of farming policy after the UK leaves the EU, which includes phasing out farm subsidies and introducing a new support scheme to reward […]