Sheep graze on an upland farm© Wayne Hutchinson/FLPA/Imagebroker/REX/Shutterstock
Farm subsidies will remain vital for smaller producers after the UK leaves the EU, the Family Farmers’ Association (FFA) has warned. World markets had reduced the price of food so much that even fruit and vegetables were only worth producing in large quantities, it said. Modern technology had produced equipment that could cope with the production of most crops on a very large scale with minimum labour, said FFA director Pippa Woods. See also: Defra minister talks subsidies and farming […]
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