Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Farming can lead the economic recovery

Farming is perfectly placed to drive vital economic growth having proven its resilience through recession and dire weather events, according to an industry report published today.
Agriculture’s contribution to the UK economy has increased by 54 per cent in five years and has injected an extra £8.6bn into the economy compared to the previous five years, the ‘Backing the Business of British Farming’ report by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) claims.

Fuller details here: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/rural/farming/farming-ideally-placed-to-lead-economic-recovery-1-6459703

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