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Fence posts only last 10 years says DEFA

More environmentally friendly but don't last as long

Fence posts, provided by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture, are better for the environment but don't last as long.

That was the admission from the minister yesterday who told the House of Keys they only have a life span of around 10 years.

It followed a question from Garff MHK Daphne Caine.

Geoffrey Boot admitted that the durability of the farming equipment has dropped in the last few years for health and safety reasons:

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