UK: Farmland prices fall, foot and mouth crisis blamed
More than nine months after the first case of foot and mouth disease, the virus is still having a major effect on farmland prices, according to a survey conducted by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The Institute's research, published yesterday, showed that the price of farmland has fallen to £7,674 (US$11,239) per hectare from £7,923 per hectare over the last two quarters alone.
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