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With a lack of foreign labour in Britain’s fields, crops are rotting and thousands of healthy pigs are being culled unnecessarily.
Treasury silent on damage being caused by Brexit to Britain’s economy and Bank of England accused of being reluctant to talk about it.
The UK food industry needs more information 'urgently' to prepare for imports from the EU, MPs have told Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs George Eustice.
UK agriculture is highly exposed to serious diseases imported from Europe, including African swine fever (ASF), because of a failure to get new border control posts (BCPs) operational before July 2022, a senior vet has warned.
A lack of food and farm workers “caused by Brexit and accentuated by the pandemic” meant at least 35,000 pigs were culled and tonnes of crops left to rot in the fields last year, a damning report has revealed.
Talk at this week’s NFU conference will be alive with financial, labour and competition concerns.
New restrictions on administering drugs to healthy animals come into force across EU to tackle critical overuse, but UK fails to follow suit.
A new parliamentary report warned the “blind optimism” shown by Tory ministers could force many small and tenant farmers in England out of business - but environment secretary George Eustice insists UK farmers are better off since Brexit.
MPs on the Commons spending watchdog have accused Environment Secretary George Eustice of “blind optimism” to suggest otherwise.
Government scheme to replace EU agricultural payments fuelled by ‘blind optimism’ and still lacking crucial details, say MPs.
Ruptures have once again emerged across government over the direction of the UK’s post-Brexit trade policy, with environment secretary George Eustice raising concerns about a potential deal with India.
THE UK minister responsible for fishing rights has been urged to explain why a Scottish vessel was detained in France.
British cattle farmers are sending supplies to Ireland to be carved into cuts, according to the chief executive of the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA), before being brought back to the UK for consumption.
Many Brits will be forced to go without a Christmas turkey this year because of Brexit labour shortages, MPs were told this afternoon.
As sewage pours into the sea along England’s south coast, eagle-eyed commentators are flashing back to environment minister Zac Goldsmith that environmental regulations wouldn’t be weakened after Brexit.
Government ‘are standing by and watching this happen’, a leading supplier said.
Anglesey voted by 50.9% for Brexit but the island’s councillors have been warned that the vote could result in choppy waters ahead including cuts to public services.
Joe Biden has downplayed prospects of brokering a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK by instead warning Boris Johnson that peace in Northern Ireland must not be jeopardised over post-Brexit trade rules.
‘Time is short’ to avert clash over chilled meat exports to Northern Ireland, warns Boris Johnson’s Brexit minister.
Ursula von der Leyen has expressed her "deep concern" on the implementation of post-Brexit agreements in a phone call to Boris Johnson.
The spat over sausage trade with Northern Ireland risks dragging in US President Joe Biden - as the UK brands the EU's rules "nonsensical" while the EU warns of "swift, firm" retaliation.
The agreement on management of key shared stocks secures the fishing rights of both the EU and the UK fleets until the end of 2021.
As the details of Boris Johnson’s trade deals are unveiled, these two farmers are pessimistic about the post-Brexit future of their industry.
The sale of a Hull-registered trawler, with the loss of 25 local jobs, to Greenland, has been described as “a foretaste of what might happen to other distant-waters vessels” if the government does not change course.
Boris Johnson has been warned that his prospective trade deal with Australia could spell “a slow painful death” for Britain’s beef farming industry, after one of Australia’s biggest producers said a zero-tariff agreement could increase exports to the UK tenfold.