'Staggering' farmland cost rise

There are warnings that a 'staggering' rise in the cost of Welsh farmland is pricing out many farmers, particularly young ones. The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors says it's driven by the ongoing surge in demand from farmers and investors.

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Young farmers under threat from rise in land prices

Young farmers across rural Wales are concerned they will be forced out of a future in agriculture because of a massive rise in land prices.

The increase is a boost for those looking to retire and sell their land - but it means a fresh threat for younger farmers and potentially higher prices for all of us as we pay for our food.

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