Do sums before making decisions

Davies, Robert
June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/30/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 26, p44
Trade Publication
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.


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