A wildlife border on a farm© FLPA/John Eveson/REX/Shutterstock
Food production must not be sidelined by the government’s focus on delivering a “green Brexit” that prioritises the environment, farm leaders have warned. It follows the launch of the government’s long-awaited 25-year plan to protect and enhance the environment – and confirmation that leaving the EU will see direct payments phased out in favour of a scheme that rewards farmers who deliver “public goods”. Prime minister Theresa May unveiled the 25-year plan on Thursday (11 January). British agricultural policy will […]
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