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Road to Referendum: the EU and the region's farming industry

Pumpkin fields on Guy Poskitt's farm in Goole Credit: ITV News

Farmers across will be among those most directly affected if the UK chooses to leave the European Union on June 23rd.

As well as being affected by changes to the Common Agricultural Policy, many could see an impact on their workforce if border controls were to change.

34,000
non-UK born workers in the agricultural sector in 2014
65%
of them were from other EU countries, not including seasonal workers
Sowing pumpkins seeds on Guy Poskitt's farm Credit: ITV News
43%
of farmers surveyed by the NFU said they feared they would be a labour shortage by 2018

For the first of a series of special reports, Adam Fowler went to visit Guy Poskitt on his farm in Goole, where 80% of the workforce doing manual labour are migrant workers.

You can watch part one of Adam Fowler's series by clicking below.