Irish sheep farm© Design Pics Inc/Rex/Shutterstock
Farmers in Northern Ireland have more to lose than most if the UK votes to leave the EU, and many will be forced out of business, EU farm commissioner Phil Hogan has warned. Delivering the annual Gibson lecture at Queen’s University, Belfast, on Monday night (9 May), Mr Hogan said farm support in Northern Ireland was worth more than £2.3bn in the current financial period (2014-20). See also: Analysis – Agricultural trade in a post-Brexit world “To put that figure into […]
This article is for registered users.
To continue reading register for free...
Register for free with Farmers Weekly

Register for free to read this article, and for access to:

  • Exclusive news
  • Insight and opinion
  • Market and farming trends

Already registered? Sign in.

...or to get unlimited access to