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'Farms will become unviable' says NFU president

Rising cost of fertilizer and feed a challenge for the agriculture sector

The president of the Manx National Farmers Union believes 'a lot of farms, this year, will be totally unviable'. 

Ean Parsons made the comment on Manx Radio's Mannin Line at the Royal Manx Agriculture Show.

He says one of the biggest challenges faced by the Island's farmers is the cost of fertilizer and feed - adding that the price of fertilizer has increased 300%:

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