France's farm Press slams Fischler plan

February 2003
Farmers Weekly;2/28/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 9, p16
Trade Publication
Reports on the stand of the French periodical 'France Agricole' on European Union farm commissioner Franz Fischler's mid-term CAP review proposals. Arguments made by the magazine about the effect of implementing the reforms on French farming; Readership of the magazine.


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