Common Agricultural Policy

Farmers Weekly: No Need for Farmers to Fear Life After Brexit

Criticising anti-Brexit figureheads like Maastricht Treaty enabler John Major and Iraq war architect Tony Blair, government adviser and agricultural businessman Michael Seals MBE has said farmers have nothing to fear over Brexit.

Some of farmer Pip Simpson's store lambs are transported to a livestock auction from his farm in Troutbeck village in the Lake District National Park, near the town of Ambleside, northern England on August 30, 2018. (Photo by OLI SCARFF / AFP) (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Warns No Extension for British Farm Subsidies

BRUSSELS (AFP) – European agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has warned London that EU subsidies will end in 2020 because of Brexit and it will then be up to the British government to support its farmers.

UK Farm

European Parliament Attempts To Outlaw Support For Traditional Sport Of Bullfighting

In a move greeted by animal rights campaigners, the European Parliament yesterday overwhelmingly voted to prevent European Union (EU) agricultural subsidies being used to support traditional Spanish bullfighting. The EU has never specifically funded bullfighting, but an estimated €130 million a year allocated to


Shake Up In Milk Prices Coming As EU Scraps Quotas

The cost of dairy products could plummet as a price war is set to hit Europe’s shelves following the removal of restrictions on milk production. Milk, yoghurt and cheese prices are all set to be affected as the European Union