Head of our Cumbria office, Jamie Allison, hosted a discussion with NFU President, Minette Batters.
Other panellists included Gordon Whitford, HSBC UK Regional Agricultural Director, and NFU Regional Director, David Hall.
In a post-Covid world with Brexit on the horizon, the discussion considers some key issues facing the farming and agricultural sectors in the region right now including:
- What opportunities has the pandemic positively presented to the UK agricultural community?
- How can Brexit assist and deliver a sustainable future for agriculture?
- What needs to happen to improve the UK’s ability to achieve sustainable farming prosperity?