The view – that's bound to raise a few eyebrows – comes from Aberfeldy farmer Martin Kennedy who is also vice chairman of NFU Scotland's less favoured area's committee.
In a letter to The Scottish Farmer, Mr Kennedy states: "What I am proposing may not tick the correct box under the WTO, and it may be too late for this round of CAP reform – but who knows, pressure and persistence can often work wonders."
"Europe wants an area based system and I don't have a problem with that. They also want every hectare to receive a payment; I don't have a problem with that either.
(For the full story see The Scottish Farmer this week, October 20 2012. Also find the full letter in the 'Letters' section both in print and online)