farming

 

The bureaucracy files

Over the weekend, Jeremy Clarkson was in the Sunday Times, noting that while the rest of us were in the garden, enjoying the sunshine, he was in his office filling out government forms for his farming activities. I am sure some of our readers were with him, filling out those same forms. He also rightly pointed out that few farms could manage without the government help the forms provide, but now that Brexit is occurring, the subsidy will eventually stop.

Swiss report on milk volumes

The year 2017’s Swiss milk volume amounted to 3.43 million tons (about the same as in 2016), according to the Agricultural Report 2018 from the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture.

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