The sheep sector is a major contributor to the UK economy and remains invaluable to the South West – but Brexit could put it in a “very vulnerable position”, a report has warned. The Rural Business School at Duchy College was commissioned by the NFU to produce a report highlighting the value of the sheep industry to the wider economy. The UK produced 300,200 tonnes of mutton and lamb in 2015. England has more than 15 million sheep, 45% of […]
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