Farmer co-operation in the UK: Opportunities for the industry
Published31st October 2020
This report for Co-operatives UK from the Royal Agricultural University includes insights into UK farmers’ current views on co‑operation – and highlights the potential benefits of greater collaboration.
Farmer co-operation in the UK: Opportunities for the industry recommends that UK farmer co-ops team up to help farmers collaborate on a “game-changing” scale and strengthen the sector in the face of Brexit upheaval.
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