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Agriculture Industry (Entrants)

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 15 May 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what proportion of entrants into the agriculture industry come from all-metricated schools; and if he will make a study of the problems which arise from the large number of entrants to the industry who lack knowledge of the traditional measurements still in day-to-day use.

I regret that the information is not available for a reply to the first part of the question.I am not aware of any evidence to justify a study of the kind suggested.