Time to stop tinkering with hill farming

Clarke, Philip
November 2006
Farmers Weekly;11/3/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p3
Trade Publication
The article comments that the British upland farmers face numerous challenges, poor climate, etc. being among the more obvious. They have also had to face the challenge of change, not least in the way their incomes are supported. Hill Livestock Compensatory Allowances were scrapped in 2001, to be replaced with the Hill Farm Allowance (HFA). They are now facing further change as the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs seeks to replace HFA with a new uplands reward structure.


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