A fresh round of dairy farmer protests could begin within weeks if processors fail to lift milk prices and adhere to the voluntary dairy code of conduct, Farmers For Action has warned. FFA chairman David Handley said processors were running … Continue reading
Can’t decide what’s best on this article: the cheesy headline, or the honesty of the sub-editor who wrote the picture caption. Either way, it’s a gouda one. (Sorry).
Prime Minister David Cameron has finally done what EU-sceptics everywhere have been hoping for. By 2017, provided the Conservatives win the next general election, the public will be given the chance to vote on the UK’s membership of the European … Continue reading
Encouraging Europe’s farmers to switch to organic production could cause more damage to the global environment that if they stuck to conventional farming systems, a leading scientists has said. Tim Benton, the UK’s Global Food Security Champion, said organic farms … Continue reading
Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness has called for a holistic approach to managing farming and the environment which takes into account the diversity of agriculture across different countries. Speaking at the Oxford Farming conference, Mrs McGuiness said farming organisations and research … Continue reading
It’s been a few years since I headed towards the first week of September with that stomach-churning, first-day-back-at-school sense of dread. But the cabinet reshuffle which marked the return of government from its summer holiday on Tuesday had me fretting … Continue reading