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Farmers should prepare now for a reduction in direct payments when the UK leaves the EU, a leading academic has warned. Direct payments did not fit with the government’s view about how agriculture should be treated as an industry, said Janet Dwyer, professor of rural policy at Gloucestershire University. This attitude towards farming had been consistent for more than 30 years, said Prof Dwyer, who is also director of the university’s Countryside and Communities Research Unit. See also: NFU highlights […]
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