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Jersey farmers discuss post-Brexit future at annual conference

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Farmers in Jersey are gathering today to discuss the sector's post-Brexit future at the annual farming conference.

This year's theme is 'Farming Matters' and will deal with issues such as artificial intelligence, cutting edge technology and sustainable practices.

While the future of financial services is rightly an important subject for us all, we can't forget that over 50% of our precious land is farmed and the health of agriculture is intrinsically linked to the health of our Island as a whole.

– Dougie Richardson, Vice President of the Jersey Farmers' Union

The impact that Britain leaving the EU will have on the island's exports and summer workforce is also high up on the agenda.

The island's Minister for Economic Development, Senator Lyndon Farnham had this to say...