Keep a close eye on CAP reform plans

February 2003
Farmers Weekly;2/21/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p5
Trade Publication
Comments on the proposals issued by European Union farm commissioner Franz Fischler regarding support payments. Stance of member states; Impact on the farm business.


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