New entrants quiz Eustice on farming challenges

Young people got the chance to question farm minister George Eustice at the Fertile Minds event on the biggest obstacles facing new entrants to farming.

The minister took questions from attendees at the event and those following it on twitter (#fertile minds), addressing the problems of accessing finance and the government’s role in assisting new entrants.

Listen to the ministers answers in this video from the event.





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