Opinion: Here’s to 50 years of environment-friendly farming

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Farmers Weekly

Back in 1983, Kent farmer Hughie Batchelor got busy clearing woods, trees and hedgerows on the North Downs, to “economically manage his farmland”, as he put it.  He later went to prison for refusing to stop. Distancing themselves from his activities, the NFU and CLA got together to raise funds for Farming & Wildlife Advisory […]

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