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Farmers must make time to work out who holds their vital land ownership documents, lawyers have warned. Farm deeds are often held by banks as security on loans or looked after by professionals. Sometimes, farmers ask for deeds to be returned and the holder says they do not have them. Rachel McKillop-Wilkin, Birketts’ legal director of agriculture and estates, said this is a common problem, when farmers have an old mortgage against some land, long paid off, and then want […]