In discussion with Minette Batters, NFU President

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?