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Monday, November 11, 2002

In the UK a new campaigning organisation called farm has been launched by working farmers in order to represent independent + family farms.

This follows polling commissioned by farm which found that of the 500 farms surveyed across the nation, over 1/4 believe their interests are not represented by any current organisation and over 2/3rds want a new body to speak for 'family farms'.

It is not clear how the UK's powerful National Farmers' Union (NFU) has reacted to the founding of this new organisation...