01 December 1998
Farming’s future — industry or park-keeping?

THE GUARDIAN takes an in-depth look at the problems facing agriculture and tries to map out the options available.

It identifies two of the major forces at work

  • a move towards further industrial-scale enterprise; or
  • farmers as environmental managers.

    The paper suggests the “challenge” is to decide what should be the balance between these forces.

    • The Guardian 01/12/98 page 19 (Analysis)