Growing Tory rebellion yet to play out
The UK’s environment minister Michael Gove, raised the issue of tariffs on imports from EU countries at the annual conference of the National Farmers’ Union in Birmingham last week.
Sucklers still have a place in NI farming
A well run suckler system is able to generate a positive margin before direct payments.
Taking the egg out of the omelette is proving difficult – if not impossible
Irish farmers may have to pay more to get into a market that would be worth less – tariffs would drive up the cost of business.
Brexit prediction is a dangerous occupation
Prediction is a dangerous occupation in this shambolic environment, but it looks, on Wednesday afternoon, as if extension is the most likely outcome.