More and more people are being driven away from farming every day.
How many farmers have commit suicide since Foot and Mouth disease? So many.
Nobody can cope, a farmer's wife is now not legendary for baking bread but filling out paperwork, if a farmer doesn't have a wife then the chances are he will leave his business and claim benefits because the countryside is all he knows.
The UK needs to be more self-sufficient, we can embrace the EU at the same time as buying British food, if we fail to do this and have to import the majority of foodstuffs then this will have a cost burden on the UK and even supermarkets won't be able to drive down prices of commodities.
It doesn't take an industry expert to take a quick look at DEFRA to see how it is more harm to the industry than help.