The full issue can be viewed on the Farmers Club website here
The Spring edition of the Farmers Club Journal – now arriving with members – profiles the Club’s official reopening by HRH The Princess Royal (p12), plus a fascinating insight into the prospects for the UK food and farming sector in the light of Brexit, as delivered by HSBC’s head of food and farming, Allan Wilkinson (p6).
The Journal also previews the visit of DEFRA Secretary Andrea Leadsom to the Club in April (p8), considers the role of the WTO in the Brexit process (p10) and reports on fresh efforts to spur rural innovation at the Royal Agricultural University (p16).
USDA Secretary nominee Sonny Purdue is profiled (p9), new members of the Club Committee are introduced (p14) and the Under 30s report on Rude Health’s novel food business, as well as reflecting on the wealth of family farm-based innovation at this year’s “Thrive or Survive?” Oxford Farming Conference (p20).
The Spring Journal also includes details and application forms for a number of Club visits, including Gloucestershire in May, West Wales in June, Henley Royal Regatta in July, and Portugal in October, plus dinners at the Balmoral and Highland Shows.
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