Farming column with Sam Walton
0 Have your say Being in an industry where we buy everything at retail and sell everything at wholesale, no wonder some people think we need our heads examined and they may have a point.
In my youth, world prices had little effect on prices here which were not great but stable. Now our product prices seem to depend on the amount of crops produced round the world.
I have yet to work out how the price of cereals say in either America, Russia or Australia can influence prices here as delivering from any foreign country must cost an awful lot.
Produce needs to be hauled from their large farms... read more