in brief…

June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/2/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 22, p17
Trade Publication
This article offers news briefs in the agricultural industry in Great Britain. South Holland & the Deepings MP John Hayes met farmers and local National Farmers Union officials to hear how the delay in delivering the 2006 single farm payment has affected farm businesses in the region. West Midlands regional food group Heart of England Fine Foods is working with the Asian Balti Restaurant Association to get more local food into the region's restaurants.


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