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The global financial crisis began 10 years ago this month but data seen by Farmers Weekly shows that despite a volatile environment, supply has remained relatively flat while average values have more than doubled. Savills’ research, however, will ring alarm bells for a number of “vulnerable” farm businesses who are currently being propped up by direct payments and low interest rates. It highlights a worrying rise in the number of debt-related sales of UK farms which has risen from 5% […]