In today’s episode Adrian Lawrence talks about Agricultural Finance Directors, the sector contributes around £10billion each year to the economy and employs around 476,000 people so it remains a very significant part of the economy. Despite skilled farmers, advanced technology, fertile soil and subsidies, farm earnings are relatively low, mainly due to low prices at the farm gate. Low earnings, high land prices and a shortage of let farmland discourage young people from joining the industry. The average age of the British farm holder is now about 60.
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If you are looking for an FD for your agricultural sector business, please reach out to our team today and we will be delighted to find you the perfect candidate.