Farm failures fewer

22 January 1999

Farm failures fewer

THERE were fewer bankruptcies in the agricultural sector in the first half of 1998 than in the same period in 1997, according to government figures.

In a parliamentary written answer, junior farm minister Jeff Rooker said 101 farmers were declared bankrupt between 1 January and 30 June, with 111 in the same period of 1997.


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