No levy for independent agronomists

Abel, Charles
January 2003
Farmers Weekly;1/24/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p45
Trade Publication
Discusses the decision of the British Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) not to let independent agronomists pay for HGCA research findings. Options to collect revenue from farm-to-farm sales; Amount needed to fill the gap in the research and development budget of the agency; Role of agronomists in farming.


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