Crunch time for Natural England

Tasjer, Johann
September 2006
Farmers Weekly;9/29/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 13, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on a critical test being faced by the British Natural England it takes on responsibility for agriculture-environment schemes. The agency will administer environmental agreements held by more than 40,000 farmers. The launch of the agency illustrates the increasing importance placed on farmers as land managers rather than as food producers. A statement was issued by its deputy chairman Poul Christensen on its long-term funding arrangements.


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