Disillusioned Scots will stick with malting barley

Wright, Shelley
December 2002
Farmers Weekly;12/27/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 26, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Scottish farmers to continue growing malting barley in 2003 despite price decreases in 2002. Reasons behind the price decreases; Information on several alternatives for malting barley; Details of the proposal to have fixed-priced barley contracts.


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