welsh countryside scene© Stuart Black / Robert Harding/REX
A petition demanding a fairer system for distributing basic payments in Wales, which takes into consideration regional differences, is gaining momentum among farmers. More than 140 farmers have added their names to the petition since it was launched earlier this month on the website of the National Assembly for Wales.  The petition, submitted by lobby group Farmers for Regional Payments (FFRP), calls on the Welsh government to reconsider its decision to introduce a flat-rate model for payment from Basic Payment Scheme […]
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