Hay bale with snow on it in a field in Alberta, Canada© Design Pics Inc/REX/Shutterstock
Canada still has some untouched frontiers for bold farmers looking for cheap land, as well as a supportive government and a lower cost of living. We look at the opportunity. Hundreds of farmers left Britain for Canada in the late 1990s and early 2000s as the BSE and foot-and-mouth crises rocked UK agriculture. Since then, sharp rises in Canadian land prices and soaring dairy quota costs have slowed the influx of British farmers to a trickle.    However, there are still […]