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Euro pipers call the tune

The next time you look at your single farm payment or GLAS cheque, just remember that the European tax payer will increasingly insist on strict environmental management of our land in return.

Along with arable land, wildlife, bogs, commonage and waterways, and all the other wonderful wild areas that we enjoy will have to be maintained and preserved

Alternatively, we could tell them to stick their payments where the sun don't shine, but I doubt the farming organisations will be doing that.

Indo Farming