Attendees at the NFYFC AGM 2016 © Tim ScrivenerAttendees at the NFYFC AGM 2016 © Tim Scrivener
More than half of young farmers would be prepared to see subsidies phased out post-Brexit, particularly if they were offered business loans or grants to help them establish their businesses. A survey by the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs (NFYFC) found that many young people see subsidies as a barrier to new entrants as they favour existing landowners and farmers. A commonly expressed opinion was that the Basic Payment Scheme encourages older generations to hold on to farms and […]
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