DEFRA Minister George Eustice, Migrant Workers and the 2016 Livestock Event
DEFRA minister George Eustice gives us his vision for the future of British farming, migrant workers tell their concerns over job security, and the livestock event at the NEC.
DEFRA Minister George Eustice gives us his vision for the future of British Farming from the 2016 Livestock held at the NEC. The event is hosted by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) which has drawn in farmers, industry specialists and trades stands from twenty two countries from as far afield as New Zealand. It's a forum for farmers to scrutinise the very latest innovations that might help them cut costs, and improve their businesses.
We hear from farmers who say there is a returning optimism to the dairy sector.
Migrant workers staff everything from pig and poultry units to dairy farms - but nowhere are they more in demand than the horticulture sector. The EU referendum result has left migrant workers unsure of their current work status or their ability to return in the future. We meet three staff members from G's Fresh, one of the largest vegetable growing companies in the UK, to find out about their concerns for the future.