Public support for farming

Mackintosh, Alistair
March 2008
Farmers Weekly;3/28/2008, p27
Trade Publication
The author discusses issues related to livestock farming in Great Britain as of March 2008. He relates that public response to a town centre road show, which is intended to promote the Why Beef and Sheep Farming Matters campaign, was tremendous. He cites that a report about foot-and-mouth has been published and called for the Institute of Animal Health to be changed with a National Institute for Infectious Diseases. He criticises the chancellor because of the intended increase in road tax for his Land Rover.


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