Sheep stand in the snow on an upland farm© Wayne Hutchinson/FLPA/Imagebroker/REX/Shutterstock
Upland farmers will need continued support to keep them on the land post-Brexit, even if this is just a temporary measure while they adapt to other ways of providing public benefits to taxpayers. Addressing the Oxford Real Farming Conference, Soil Association chief executive Helen Browning said she was “very concerned” about the prospects for upland farmers. “The uplands feel like a really threatened place,” she said. “At the moment those farms are not viable without the level of funding that’s […]
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