May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/30/2008, p46
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to agriculture in Great Britain. The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has decided that compensation for sugar quota cuts should be split 86% in favour of the grower with 14% going to contractors. Livestock numbers put forward for the 2008 Royal Show are a third down on last year, organiser the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) has said. Meanwhile RASE chief executive John Moverley has vacated his position by mutual agreement with directors.


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