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2:27pm Friday 3rd May 2013
Years ago Contract Farming Agreements (CFAs) and Share Farming Arrangements (SFAs) were common place in Devon and Cornwall , used primarily to avoid the constraints of the 1986 Agricultural Holdings Act.
1:02pm Monday 25th February 2013
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6:50am Tuesday 29th January 2013
Agricultural ties and occupancy conditions are imposed on properties for agricultural workers when first permitted. They will remain on the property irrespective of changes to the farm which ensures the dwelling is available to the wider “agricultural community”.
7:00pm Monday 28th January 2013
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1:16pm Monday 21st January 2013
Early maturing maize variety Yukon is quickly establishing itself as a firm favourite for livestock farmers, thanks to its earliness and potential to deliver ‘phenomenal starch yields’. It has performed exceptionally well in Mole Valley Farmer’s maize trial located in Cornwall. However, to maximise yields of any maize variety, it’s essential to also pay attention to soil nutrition and structure, says MVF agronomist Graham Ragg.
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4:17pm Friday 4th January 2013
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