UK Farm Sector Profits Up 25% In 2011

21/05/12 --  Just like bookies, it's pretty rare that you see a poor one. Gross value added profits in UK farming were up 25% in 2011, according to this report from the NFU.

"Britain’s self-sufficiency in food has dropped by 15 per cent in the past 20 years," warns NFU President Peter Kendall.

Not the time to be turning wheat into fuel for a quick buck then either some might say!