Richard Tucker admitted he was “enthusiastic” about exiting the bloc and backed the Government to make a success of Brexit.
He added that Brexit would also bring opportunities to the rural economy.
Speaking to Sky News, Mr Tucker, from Devon, said: “Brexit, I think will provide its challenges to the rural economy, farming.
“But I think from those challenges there will be opportunities.
The farmer was optimistic that the UK would make a success of Brexit
“I like to think that enthusiastic farmers, that I hope I fall into that category of, then we can make a stab of it.”
The President of the National Farmers’ Union, Meurig Raymond,§ told Sky News how important it was the Britain gets a good deal with the EU during Brexit talks.
He said: “The trade deal is top priority, we export 38 per cent of our sheep meat from the UK into the European Union.
“Should tariffs be imposed on our trade into Europe, it will have a devastating effect, particularly for the sheep industry.
But I think from those challenges there will be opportunities
“The logistics of actual border checks, certification, that could add greatly to the costs of exports, and imports coming into the UK.”
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The Prime Minister has reiterated that she would be willing to walk away from the EU and would not accept a bad deal.
Speaking following Monday night’s live TV debate, Mrs May said it was clear Mr Corbyn would not be able to negotiate with the EU.
She said: “Last night showed that Jeremy Corbyn’s minders can put him in a smart blue suit for an interview with Jeremy Paxman but, with his position on Brexit, he will find himself alone and naked in the negotiating chamber of the European Union.
Snap election 2017: The pictures politicians may not want you to see Sat, May 27, 2017
Protests, fights and daleks, it's all happening as the politicians hit the campaign trail for the snap election
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Jeremy Corbyn during a visit to Hackney Marshes Football Pitches, to highlight Labour's manifesto commitment to ensure 5% of the Premier League's television rights income is diverted to the grassroots game, during a General Election campaign
“Now, I know that’s an image that doesn’t bear thinking about, but actually this is very serious.
“Everything depends on getting Brexit right. So the central question for this election is who has the will and plan to make a success of Brexit so we can build the prosperous Britain.
“I believe there is only one choice. I am clear about the instructions I have been given.
“While Jeremy Corbyn doesn't have the belief, will and plan – and doesn't have the strength to do so either.”