Agriculture

Have your say on how to reform food and farming after Brexit

Do you want farming and food in the UK to be beyond GM, beyond pesticides, beyond the intensive and the industrial? Would you like it to be healthy, fair, ecological and truly sustainable (in the…

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I read the news today (2/1/17)…………

It started with good news and then dropped off. The good news was that a new study has found organic wine really does taste better; then there was a positive report from a Leicestershire farmer…

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I read the news today (1/1/17)…………..

According to a Treasury committee, UK farming is costing society £700 million per year in net external costs. It’s not clear whether this figure includes  costs caused by the farmed salmon industry where  use of…

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UK farming’s cost to society

According to the Sunday Times a Treasury committee has found that farming is responsible for £700 million per year of net external costs to society and taxpayers. The Natural Capital Committee (NCC) – made up…

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