TITLE

Fair play for farm-savers

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/22/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 25, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the agreement that allows farmers to sow farm-saved seed of certain crop varieties without payment in Great Britain. The scheme is part of a FairPlay program that includes zero-rated varieties which were granted a seven-year exemption when farm-saved royalties were implemented. British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) chairman Thomas Jolliffee emphasized the need for continued investment in plant breeding in order to help farmers remain competitive and meet market demands.
ACCESSION #
25951454

 

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