TITLE

Back in action to find a good crop of grass

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/21/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the management of the farm of Ron and Deilwen Breese in Powys, Wales. The sales prices of the lambs and ewes raised by the couple at the farm are mentioned. The costs associated with running a farm are mentioned. The contributions of sons John and Arwyn to the management of the farm are cited.
ACCESSION #
21803983

 

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