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A major change to the structure of lowland farming in Britain is needed to address the country’s future food needs, according to Professor Timothy Lang from the Centre for Food Policy at London’s City University. Much of Britain’s best farmland is being wasted growing feed for livestock and should be growing fruit and vegetables for human consumption, he told delegates at the Nottingham Farming Conference on Thursday (12 January). “At the moment, 61% of our food is home-produced, but within […]
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