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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge


Ben Lang

Ben Lang

Senior Research Associate / Manager, Rural Business Unit (RBU)

Member of DEFRA, Farm Business Survey Technical Group

Member of Rural Business Research Management Group

Member of the CAAV Costings Committee

Office Phone: (01223) 337169

Subject groups/Research projects

Rural Business Unit:

Key Publications

  • Crop Production in England 2010 /2011 (forthcoming)       
  • Crop Production in England 2009 /2010       
  • Crop production in England 2008/2009       
  • Crop production in England 2006/2007       
  • Crop production in England 2005/2006       
  • Report on farming in the Eastern Counties 2004/2005       
  • Report on farming in the Eastern Counties 2003/2004       
  • Report on farming in the Eastern Counties 2002/2003       
  • Report on farming in the Eastern Counties 2000/2001       
  • Report on farming in the Eastern Counties 1999/00       
  • Report on farming in the Eastern Counties 1998/99    


  • Renwick A, Revoredo-Giha C, Philippidis G, Bourne, M, Lang B, Reader M   (2011) Assessment of the Impact of the 2006 EU Sugar Regime Reforms, Defra 
  • Lang B, Reader M, June Survey and FBS Data Matching Exercise: Research   Project to Compare Data from the June Survey with Comparable Data from the   Farm Business Survey, August 2010, Defra Hodge I., Lang
  • B., Nicholls D., Reader M., Wreford A., (2010) Prospects and opportunities for rural land management on the Crown Estate.     
  • Lang B., Allin R., Special study into the economics of cereal production 2004, DEFRA    
  • Reader M., Renwick A., Lang B., Farm level impacts of energy crop production, DEFRA    
  • Renwick A., Revoredo C., Lang B., Reader M., (2004) Economic, social and environmental impacts of reform of E Sugar Regime Reform, DEFRA     
  • Hodge I., Renwick A., Lang B., (2003) CAP reform:Decoupling arable payments, a discussion document for DEFRA
  • Renwick A., Rush C., Lang B., (2002) Study of the farm business advice survice. RBU report to DEFRA     
  • Chalmers, A. G., Hounsome B., Lang, B., Renwick A. W., Rush C., (2000) British survey of fertiliser practice 1999. Fertiliser Authority. September 2000.