'Time to stop the rot'

Riley, Jonathan
November 2002
Farmers Weekly;11/29/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 22, p16
Trade Publication
Discusses several farming issues in Great Britain highlighted in a joint National Farmers' Union/Country Land and Business Association meeting in 2002. Total job losses from the agriculture industry in 2001; Actions that should be taken by the government to address the problems; Content of the proposed strategy document.


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