MLC claims EU suckler rules harming UK beef

Harris, Robert
April 2002
Farmers Weekly;4/5/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 14, p24
Trade Publication
Reveals that the British beef industry's recovery from bovine spongiform encephalopathy and foot-and-mouth is being hampered by European Union subsidy rules governing suckler cow premium (SCP) according to the Meat and Livestock Commission. Percentage of SCP that could be claimed on heifers; Percentage of SCP used by farmers on heifers; Import dependency of the industry; Information on the natural drain on beef supplies in Britain.


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