Farmers and crofters should stop worrying about Brexit and focus instead on making their businesses more productive and profitable.
A government taskforce is to be established to develop a new, simplified farm and rural support payments system.
A new study on the impact of returning agricultural powers to the devolved nations after Brexit has warned that if it is done in a piecemeal way it will be difficult for individual countries to develop appropriate farm policy.
It will be 2024 before Scottish farmers see any changes to agricultural policy if Rural Secretary Fergus Ewing gets his way.
The UK’s four farming unions say Brexit provides a unique opportunity to review much of the regulation governing agriculture.
The UK will not be "chasing the rainbow" of a level playingfield when it seeks to develop future farming policy for the post-Brexit era.
Future agricultural policy and support must be science-led with a focus on rewarding sustainable intensification, precision farming and low carbon economies.