TITLE

NFU campaign highlights price gap

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Andrew
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/16/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 20, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Why beef and sheep farming matters campaign launched by the National Farmers Union (NFU) to encourage shoppers to favour domestically-produced meats over imports and to increase the prices paid to farmers. According to the NFU, British beef and lamb could become niche products if farmers do not start to receive a fair market price that enables them to make a profit. It states that the campaign also seeks to increase appreciation of the work farmers perform in maintaining the countryside.
ACCESSION #
28101609

 

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