I’m writing this in the gloom of an oncoming storm. The atmosphere is humid, it’s tense and my head hurts. We’re not sure what is about to hit us. Some would regard that as a metaphor for the “interesting times” we live in. Instead I have been reflecting on the recent Defra figures showing a massive slump in farm incomes last year and a Princes’ Countryside Fund (PCF) report showing the effect of cashflow pressures on farms and their suppliers […]