22-01-2014 01:29 AM | Vietnam

Average Welsh farm business income drops 30%

The average farm business income in Wales fell by 30% to £28,400 last year, latest figures show.

Dairy farms' income was £45,100, while that for cattle and sheep farms was £22,900 in less favoured areas, and £30,200 for lowland farms.

Ministers said changes to the system for EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments would help incomes grow.

NFU Cymru called the figures "alarming" and said the CAP changes would put farmers under more strain.
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