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Rebecca Hesketh

Rebecca Hesketh

EU Exit and International Trade Adviser
NFU

  • The technological landscape is constantly evolving. In order to be more competitive and meet the needs of their customers
  • This will mean that farm businesses will need to adopt new tools and practices early to capitalise on the benefits they offer
  • Understanding the possibilities that will be available to the industry through the utilisation of technology
  • Discussing the continuing consolidation of farm businesses, twinned with a wave of new and exciting technologies
  • Exploring the changeover of generations involved in farming and looking at the ramifications of the ageing farming population

  • Maintaining free and frictionless trade with our major trading partner, the EU, and to secure the benefits of existing EU preferential trade arrangements with other countries
  • How we ensure ongoing access to an adequate supply of permanent and seasonal labour for food and farming businesses
  • Continuing to promote food production through agricultural policy alongside the UK’s existing high environmental and animal welfare standards
  • Ensure businesses operate under an efficient and proportionate regulatory system that is centred on scientific evaluation and that incentivises innovation and competitiveness