The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is offering its members an opportunity to participate in an intensive market study tour to England and Scotland in June 2023.

The study tour will begin June 17 and return to Iowa June 24. 

Participants will visit crop and livestock farms in addition to other key agricultural and cultural sites in the two countries. The group will also meet with government officials, ag associations and other stakeholders to discuss current Brexit policies and future trade opportunities.

Brexit is a term coined to describe the United Kingdom’s exit as a member of the European Union, which was approved by a referendum in 2016 and became official in 2020. With negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement with the United States at a standstill, the UK has started reaching out to individual U.S....