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Saturday 15 June 2024
15/06/2024

Farmers: No need to plough a lone furrow

Times are changing and it is proving very challenging for farmers. Sara Jane March reports on an initiative to support those working in one of the region’s key industries
  • Biggest upheaval in financial support for 70 years as well as greater focus on environment rather than food production
  • Government defends changes saying it is committed to maintaining the £2.4 billion budget and engaging with farmers
  • Network is about more than just money with concerns over mental health and portrayal of the industry in some media

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