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Importance of learning the lessons of years gone by for the farming industry

Otherwise history repeats itself says Dave Brew from MNFU

There's a risk politicians on the Isle of Man won't do anything about food security until there are significant issues with imports.

The warning comes from Dave Brew - a farmer on the Island who also represents the Manx National Farmers Union.

He says history has a funny way of repeating itself, referring back to the 1930s when the industry over here faced challenges which ultimately led to significant legislative changes.

Mr Brew says it's crucial lessons from the past are learnt:

You can hear the full interview in Countryside here.

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