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Many scenarios could play out in the Brexit and EU situation, says Beef + Lamb NZ chairman James Parsons.
The red meat sector is concerned about the $2 billion sheep and beef exports to the UK and the EU following the UK's vote to leave the EU.
The decision by a majority of the people in the UK to effectively vote themselves a recession is astounding. But then across the Atlantic one Donald Trump also has an unbelievable following which defies logic.
Beef + Lamb NZ says those who think Brexit won't have an impact on trade because the United Kingdom (UK) only takes 2% of New Zealand's exports, are missing the point.
Sheep and beef farm inputs were down 2.2% in the past year according to the latest onfarm inflation report, and last week two key fertiliser companies announced price drops.
A group of journalism students from Massey University's Wellington campus gained an insight into the agribusiness sector last week.
Prices for inputs used on New Zealand sheep and beef farms decreased 2.1% in the year to March 2016.
Complying with the new workplace health and safety requirements is not rocket science and "there is nothing you need to be afraid of", a recent workshop heard.