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Rosemaund Experimental Husbandry Farm

Volume 77: debated on Thursday 18 April 1985

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he has any plans to pay an official visit to the Rosemaund experimental husbandry farm in the west midlands.

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
(Mrs. Peggy Fenner)

I have no plans at present to visit Rosemaund in the near future.

Is my hon. Friend happy with the advice being given to farmers by ADAS on conservation generally and on the management of broadleaved woodlands on farms in particular?

Advice on forestry generally is a matter for the Forestry Commission. However, ADAS does give wide-ranging advice on conservation matters, including the management of woodlands, as part of the farm enterprise.