8 March 2002

Go-it-alone warning

PIG producers who set up their own organisation have warned arable growers to be careful before severing ties with the NFU.

National Pig Association regional manager Ian Campbell said it was unlikely the arable sector would be able to function separately from the NFU.

"The scope for members of the NFU like the arable sector going off and doing their own thing is pretty unlikely" [given the economic climate], he said. &#42