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Peck, Heather
November 2008
Farmers Weekly;11/7/2008, p10
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The author implies that Natural England seems to neglect the value of food production amid the looming hunger worldwide. According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Secretary Hilary Benn, farmers feel that farming is undervalued. She claims that one reason why farmers feel that way is that governments in the developed world no longer seem to value farming for what most farmers feel is their primary role, which is to produce wholesome food. She asserts that the contribution of farming to the environment is important.


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