Beef suckler cows in a field© Tim Scrivener
In a recent speech to the World Angus Forum, Gavin Hill of Scotland’s Rural College insulted the intelligence of British suckler cow producers by telling them they needed to understand how to calculate their total costs of production.  Does he not realise, if they did as he suggested and drew up spreadsheets showing their gross margins against their fixed and variable costs, the results would be so alarming they’d all give up beef farming tomorrow?   Surely, Mr Hill, much better […]