A combine harvests winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
In the final installment of our four-part series looking at coping with lower levels of farm subsidies, David Jones talks to consultants Bidwells. Arable growers will need to step up their efficiency to the level of pig and poultry producers to survive in a possible future with reduced direct farm subsidies. More joint ventures, an expansion of contract farming deals and the tenanting out of land may be needed, without the safety net of £200/ha-plus direct subsidies. See also: Four growers […]