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- European harvests were poor and there was no mass import of food to Britain.
- America could not provide cheap food.
- Repeal kept prices stable but not lower.
- British farmers were NOT ruined.
- Better farming methods were started in Britain – mechanisation, drainage and fertiliser.
- There was an increased urban population – demand for food grew so farmers kept profits.
- British farming did not suffer until the 1870s.
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