Welsh farmers face a “perfect storm” if the UK has a “hard Brexit” but strikes a free trade deal with New Zealand, a leading union has warned.
Farm minister George Eustice has said special immigration rules could be applied to seasonal agricultural workers after the UK leaves the EU.
Westminster “hasn’t a clue” about what it is going to do about UK-only farm support after 2020, says agriculture economist Sean Rickard.
The return of a "hard border" between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic looks inevitable if Britain leaves the EU single market, says European farm commissioner Phil Hogan.
Agriculture could be used as an important bargaining chip in forthcoming Brexit negotiations, says a former top UK civil servant.
Defra secretary Andrew Leadsom is under fire for a lack of detail about the future of farming after the UK leaves the European Union.
Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom has unveiled plans for a major consultation on the UK’s post-Brexit farm policy – describing it as a “once in a generation opportunity” for British agriculture.
British agriculture faces significant risks after Brexit – including a loss of subsidies, tariffs and increased competition, says a new report by MPs.