Tasker, Johann
October 2007
Farmers Weekly;10/17/2007, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports that traditional hill farming is in danger of dying out, according to the British Commission for Rural Communities, which acts as the government's rural watchdog. Issues examined in a year-long commission inquiry into the future for England's upland communities will include changes to subsidies and grants, the impact of tourism and the Internet, social migration and environmental concerns, the author said.


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