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Grain Farmers: Income

Volume 498: debated on Thursday 29 October 2009

17. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the average income of grain farmers in each of the last three years. (296319)

The average farm business income for cereal farmers in England was £73,400 in 2007-08, up from £45,900 the year before.

Figures for 2008-09 are published today.