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Farm Buildings

Volume 640: debated on Tuesday 16 May 1961

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science what action is taken by his Department regarding research into farm buildings.

The Agricultural Research Council is conducting a survey of farm buildings in this country and is issuing a bibliography of farm buildings research publications. In addition, the Council, in co-operation with the farmers concerned, is organising experiments with buildings on farms and contributing towards their capital cost; and much research supported by the Council in agricultural research institutes and elsewhere has important bearings on farm building design. Further, a great deal of the experience and research of the Building Research Station of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research is applicable to farm buildings.