TITLE

VI targets compulsory

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/18/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 15, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the threat of farmer apathy to the success of Voluntary Initiative (VI), which was designed to stop a pesticides tax. Benefits from the implementation of VI.
ACCESSION #
10304387

 

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