Farmers urged to do more for themselves

December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 24, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the call of David Rodda, senior agricultural coordinator of Cornwall Agricultural Council in England, for farmers to work together to maximize returns in the market. He says that the establishment of local supply chain cuts costs, improves returns and have a positive effect on the economy. The size of Cornwall's food processing, production and distribution has grown from £1 billion in 2003 to £1.5 billion in 2006.


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