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Farmers face a decade of volatility, warned farm leader Meurig Raymond, who has called on the government to introduce an infrastructure allowance to encourage investment in agriculture. Although the longer term prospects for agriculture remained bright, many sectors remain under pressure, the NFU president told this week’s Agribusiness 2015 event at the Peterborough Arena. Wheat prices had fallen by 30% over the past year and global dairy commodity values had slumped 40%, said Mr Raymond. Other sectors were also under […]
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