The Foundation for Arable Research has survived with cropping farmers ticking the Yes box and giving the green light for the continuation of FAR. The results show strong support for continued investment in research and extension for the arable industry following its sixth referendum of growers. The referendum held over the past month, gave arable, maize and cereal silage growers saw 31.2% of eligible voters have their say. Results were arable crops, 88% support; maize, 79% support and cereal silage, 69% support. FAR chief executive Alison Stewart says the results are a really pleasing endorsement of the hard work and commitment of growers, FAR staff and industry colleagues.
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