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NFU president Minette Batters accused the government of failing to take farming seriously as she urged farmers to respond to“ life-changing” Defra plans to abolish direct payments. Speaking at an NFU council meeting on Tuesday (24 April), Ms Batters called on more farmers to have their say in the government’s consultation on its Command Paper Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit. See also: How to be more self-reliant to meet Brexit […]
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