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Explores the evidence around challenges faced by economically small farms. These range from leaving the EU and future change to farm support.

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First published:
16 August 2021
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Understanding farmer motivations: very small and small farms: full report , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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Understanding farmer motivations: very small and small farms: literature review , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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Understanding farmer motivations: very small and small farms: questionnaire , file type: PDF, file size: 519 KB

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This work highlights evidence gaps, including:

  • understanding how farmers are likely to react to the challenges the industry faces
  • what motivates farmers in Wales
  • how farmers make decisions and their likely actions in the face of uncertainty
  • understanding of farms defined as economically “Very Small” and “Small” (VS&S)