Morgan, Gaina
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/30/2008, p53
Trade Publication
The article reports that Welsh farmers are failing to benefit from increased commodity prices because of rising production costs, according to the Farmers Union of Wales (FUW). While income from agriculture in Great Britain went up by 5.7% last year, Welsh Assembly government figures showed Welsh farming incomes slumped by 4%. Even arable farmers, which make up fewer than 1% of Welsh holdings, found spiralling costs were fast outstripping increased returns.


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