NFU puts farm policy after Brexit in spotlight at Suffolk Show

NFU deputy president Guy Smith Picture: NFU

NFU deputy president Guy Smith Picture: NFU - Credit: Archant

The National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU) new Discovery Barn will be making its first visit to the Suffolk Show this year, as deputy president Guy Smith takes up some of the industry’s key issues.

Glenn Buckingham, chair of the Suffolk branch of the National Farmers' Union Picture: GREGG BROWN

Glenn Buckingham, chair of the Suffolk branch of the National Farmers' Union Picture: GREGG BROWN

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During his visit, Mr Smith, who farms near Clacton-on-Sea, will be joining NFU county chairman Glenn Buckingham for meetings with county and branch officeholders and members, as well as Suffolk MPs.

Issues under the spotlight will include domestic agricultural policy after Brexit, the need to secure access to a competent and reliable workforce, future trading relationships and the impact of rural crime.

Regional staff and officeholders will be welcoming members to the NFU/NFU Mutual marquee throughout the show and are planning for a busy two days.


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