May 09, 2018

10/05/2018: British Veterinary Association urges UK government to fulfil its promises in its post-Brexit agricultural policy

Earlier this year the government’s recognition of animal health and welfare as public goods was a victory and welcomed in BVA’s response to Defra’s consultation paper on the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit.

However, more detail is needed on the schemes that will see these public goods incentivised. BVA has recommended the use of an animal welfare stewardship programme to financially support animal welfare as a public good, alongside further development of farm assurance schemes and a modernisation of the UK’s disease surveillance networks. 

Read the full article on the Milling and Grain website, HERE.

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