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Published by Royal Agricultural Society of England, Audio Visual Unit in Kenilworth .
Written in English

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Statementproduced by the Royal Agricultural Society of England Audio Visual Unit and Reading University Farm Management Unit, in association with NFU Mutual.
ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Farm Management Unit. NFU Mutual., Royal Agricultural Society of England. Audio Visual Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 videocassette
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Open LibraryOL19403763M

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