Don't rush into Tir Gofal contracts, CLA warns

Davies, Robert
December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/1/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 22, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that Julian Salmon, director of the Country Land and Business Association, encouraged members to calculate their compensation before signing up on Tir Gofal whole-farm management contracts during the Welsh Winter Fair. He reminded the farmers that they will accept rates set in 1999 if they join and sign the contract in 2006. He advised the farmers to determine whether the payments they will sign up will be sufficient to maintain the productivity of the farm.


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