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Farming in Wales 1936-2011 - Welsh Farming and the Farm Business Survey

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Farming in Wales 1936-2011 - Welsh Farming and the Farm Business Survey

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Author: Prifysgol Aberystwyth, Richard Moore-Colyer

ISBN: 9781847713643
Publication Date: 13 July 2011
Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont
Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Language: English

Farming in Wales considers the history of the Farm Business Survey over the past 75 years. It reviews the rationale behind the survey and considers the views and experiences of farmers whose activities have in some way been influenced by it.

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Author Biography:
Richard Moore-Colyer was until recently Professor of Agrarian History at the University of Wales. A native of Northamptonshire and from an established farming family, he has published extensively on the agrarian, economic and cultural history of England and Wales in the 19th and 20th centuries. He is currently Emeritus Professor in the Department of History and Welsh History at Aberystwyth University.

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It also highlights the vital importance of the Survey as a tool in decision-making and its role in the more general aspects of surveillance of the rural world. The Survey has for three quarters of a century been a vital plank in the structure of Welsh farm management and an institution held in warm affection by the farming fraternity throughout the country.