TITLE

British Sugar risks a shot in the foot

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/16/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 24, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
In this article the author reflects on cuts in the European Union minimum beet price. He points out that British Sugar is looking to pay as little as possible as it negotiates a new beet contract with the National Farmers Union. He opposes the single farm payment because it means that British growers will be getting significantly less than their Continental competitors.
ACCESSION #
21475357

 

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