UK Farmers Face the Challenges of Brexit

UK Farmers Face the Challenges of Brexit

Every morning Robert Heath wakes up in Warwickshire, England, and heads to the farm. He’s grabbing coffee and communicating with the other eight family member-partners involved in HG Heath & Sons. The family business is like family farms and ranches here in the U.S. except for one big difference – Brexit, the decision made by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

Understanding the U.K. farmer’s perspective starts with a simple question, according to Heath: “After seeing what’s going on with Brexit and everything else, how do you protect a farming business?”