Future for Agriculture

18th April 2016

Whitings’ 5th Annual  Agri-Seminar: “No” to Brexit
We have just held our 5th annual Prospects for UK Agriculture seminar. Once again our guest speakers from Andersons expertly presented the current topics impacting on UK farming businesses. It was great to also have as many guests join us to listen to what the speakers had to say. Their message was clear, yes things are tough, but as an industry things have been tougher. It is vital for enterprises to understand their cost base and to seek to improvements where possible. The presentation would of course not have been complete without discussing BREXIT. The straw poll of the audience firmly put us in the “In” camp. Whether the wider populous will agree we will wait to see.



 
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