Benefits of FAIR PLAY
A major achievement of the FAIR PLAY campaign has been to increase the FSS income available to invest in breeding programmes. UK farmers are already enjoying the benefits.
The following list highlights just some of the breeding advances in combinable crops which the FAIR PLAY campaign has helped safeguard by tackling the gap in FSS payments:
This list highlights the wide range of benefits delivered through breeding innovation, from farm-level improvements in yield, disease resistance and plant architecture through to advances in end-use quality to meet the processing needs of the food industry and the healthy eating demands of modern consumers.
For more information about the business and science of plant breeding, with a focus on key themes such as the benefits for our food, health, economy, lifestyle and environment, visit the Plant Breeding Matters website at www.plantbreedingmatters.com
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