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24/09/2009

British farmers are likely to receive a 13 per cent increase in their subsidies this year; the weak pound means that farmers will receive more when they convert the payments into sterling from Euros. Charlotte Smith asks why agriculture still deserves to be subsidised while other industries struggle through a recession.

Also, why we should all be concerned about soil.

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15 minutes

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Thu 24 Sep 2009 05:45