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Whether the UK votes to stay in or leave the EU, support for farming is likely to fall overall as the union and national governments wrestle with the challenges presented by today’s wider economic and political landscape. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was set up with the main objectives of ensuring a fair standard of living for the agricultural community and securing the availability of food supplies at reasonable prices. EU support accounted for about three-quarters of UK farm profit […]