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Yorkshire farmers raise Brexit concerns at Great Yorkshire Show

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Published by Lisa Darvill at 4:07pm 10th July 2018. (Updated at 4:08pm 10th July 2018)

Yorkshire farmers are losing confidence as we head towards Brexit, according to the National Farmer's Union. 

Today at The Great Yorkshire Show the NFU revealed results of a recent survey of farmers in the region. 

With just eight months to go until Britain leaves the EU, the survey of both farmers and agri-food businesses shows a current positive outlook is set to fall significantly. 

While today 71% of farmers said they were fairly positive about their business prospects, this drops to 37% once outside the EU. 

Rachel Hellas, West Riding County Chair of the NFU, said farmers need to be given some sort of assurance about the future. 

Rachel spoke to Stray FM about the results of their survey:   

 

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