Fertile ground

This report from the UK think tank IEA examines the opportunities and challenges for UK agriculture.

This report examines the current state of UK agriculture and makes recommendations as to what the long term goals of a UK agricultural policy could be, after the UK leaves the EU, in a way that maximises the potential benefits of a genuinely independent agricultural policy, while minimising the disruptions caused by leaving the EU. This report argues that the goals of an Independent UK Agricultural Policy could be as follows: To provide good quality, affordable food for consumers. To support British farmers such that they can be competitive in domestic and global markets. To protect our environment and preserve the UK’s agricultural traditions.

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