TITLE

Do sums before making decisions

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Robert
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/30/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 26, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides tips on performing environmental schemes in Great Britain. Livestock farmers in less favored areas are at a crossroads after the Common Agricultural Policy reform, according to ADAS Pwllpeiran researcher Owen Davies. Farmers need to sit down, examine their objectives and understand the implications of their chosen way ahead. Being able to bank a single farm payment could make the agri-environment route look attractive, but producers should ask how long the cheques would continue to arrive.
ACCESSION #
21718316

 

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