Contents tagged with Brexit

20 March 2019

EU and UK import tariff rates for selected sheep meat products

15 March 2019

Regardless of what happens with Brexit, unless the UK stays in, farmers in England will see direct payments removed by 2028. The situation for farmers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, (as of 11 March 2019) is unclear.

15 March 2019

Initial assessment of the implications of the Government's no deal tariffs on AHDB's key sectors

13 March 2019

The latest Defra webex on preparations for a no-deal Brexit

13 March 2019

Cull sow prices are potentially very sensitive to a no-deal Brexit, as at the moment cull sow carcases are typically exported to Europe. Under a no-deal scenario, this trade would face additional tariffs, and a lack of alternative markets means farmgate sow prices would be expected to fall. While income from cull sow sales makes up a relatively small percentage of producer incomes, this change would be unwelcome at a time when producers are, on average, already in a loss-making situation.

11 March 2019

Those looking to export potatoes to the EU post-Brexit likely to struggle in a No Deal situation.

15 March 2019

Strategies are being put in place to minimise disruption

20 March 2019

Carol is a raspberry and rhubarb grower in Yorkshire. She employs two full time staff and her business is reliant on casual labour.

8 March 2019

British Tomato Growers Association Technical Officer, Philip Morley, reveals the steps he and the tomato industry are taking in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

8 March 2019

Martin Emmett, a director of The Farplants Group, a cooperative of five ornamental businesses with a turn-over of around £20m, explains the measures they are taking to prepare for potential changes to the supply chain with a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

5 March 2019

Brexit decisions will be key to what happens with self-sufficiency but either way there are a number of challenges and things to consider