3 May 1996

Funding fillip for Cornwall

lamb group

ONE of the south-wests leading lamb producer groups has received EU funding to improve its marketing of lambs.

Cornwall Quality Lamb Producers, which marketed 29,000 lambs in 1995 for its 100 members, has been successful in obtaining 5B European funding.

Grants totalling £8500 from the EU and MAFF will allow the group, which markets its lambs through St Merryn Meat and &#42 R Jasper and Son, to join forces with the University of Plymouth to improve members lamb quality. &#42