Glyphosate being sprayed on a farm© Tim Scrivener
A ban on popular herbicide glyphosate, as threatened by Brussels, would inflict severe damage on UK food production and drive up prices to consumers, a new report has concluded. Compiled by researchers Oxford Economics and consultants Andersons on behalf of the Crop Protection Association (CPA), the study suggests that UK farm output could fall by about £940m without glyphosate, in part due to a 20% drop in wheat production. The resultant loss of tax revenue would cost the Treasury some […]
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