Organic Farming

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th March 2001.

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Photo of Elliot Morley Elliot Morley Parliamentary Secretary (Fisheries and the Countryside), Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 12:00 am, 8th March 2001

This year's budget for research and development into organic farming methods is currently —2.1 million, nearly twice as much as it 1997–98. In addition, —2.3 million has been allocated to establish the European Centre for Organic Fruit and Nursery Stock at Horticulture Research International in Kent.