Video: Paterson responds to CAP greening measures

The latest CAP reform detail released by Defra was the main topic amongst farmers at the Cereals Event.

Farmers Weekly’s Johann Tasker was on site to question Defra secretary Owen Patterson on the developments.

In this video, Mr Paterson states his view on the difficulty of applying the same greening measures across the board in Europe.

He also speaks on the hedge-cutting ban and crop diversification to deliver environmental benefits.

See also: A guide to the latest CAP reform detail for the UK