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It's Not Just The Weather Freezing British Farms As Brexit Bites

Published on Dec 12 2017 10:29 AM in Features tagged: Trending Posts / UK / Farming / weather / Brexit

It's Not Just The Weather Freezing British Farms As Brexit Bites

Ben Drummond, a third-generation farmer in the west of England, says Brexit is throwing up unprecedented problems for his business.

Plans to expand his family’s 150 acres (60 hectares) of strawberry patches in Herefordshire are now on hold.

The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union means growers like him don’t know if they’ll be able to attract the migrant labor they need to harvest their crops.

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