Stocks, Caroline
August 2008
Farmers Weekly;8/29/2008, p22
Trade Publication
The article features the agricultural company Mercer Farming in Staffordshire, England. The arable and pig farm is owned by Roger Mercer and his sons Alec and Robert. The Mercers have embarked on a diversification project that has secured the future of their 4300-acre farm and made sure it offers a profitable future for the family. Roger and Robert moved from producing 3000 pigs a week to just 1000, changing the herd to free range and high-welfare to make the pork they produced a more desirable product.


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