Syndicates help provide farming opportunities

Markham, Gary
February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/16/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 7, Special Section p10
Trade Publication
The article explains the benefit of labour and machinery syndicates to the British farming industry. A syndicate allows the businesses to completely start again with their machinery systems often employing the latest minimal tillage techniques. More efficient machinery can be justified on the larger area. For instance one combine may replace several older machines previously operated by each member. In addition, the capital of the syndicate is funded in proportion to the acreage farmed by each member.


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