Farming

Farming

Comment: Light at the end of the (Channel) Tunnel

On a macro level, the one thing it seems that the country can agree on at the moment is that, to date, the Brexit process has been chaotic. Getting over the hurdle of a deal is an ongoing saga which may have anyone that depends on Europe for business crying into their coffee/café/kaffee.

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Ian Gatt, chief executive Scottish Pelagic Fishermen's Association

Ian Gatt: Modern fishing fleet of larger vessels is more sustainable in the long run

When it comes to fishing, there is the oft-repeated mantra from many environmentalists that big is bad and small is good. Much more sustainable and better for society, they argue, to have small-scale artisanal fishing boats working our fishing grounds and fewer large trawlers. A notion, perhaps, with some initial appeal, but on close examination, not one that stands up to scrutiny.

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