Monthly Archives: May 2012
I’ve went down to London on Monday for the launch of the NFU’s latest campaign, Farming Delivers. Focusing on all the smashing things UK agriculture does for the country’s environment and the economy, the campaign’s trying to encourage consumers to … Continue reading
Plans which would see swathes of British farmland reclassified under remapping of Less Favoured Areas should be delayed until the future of the Common Agricultural Policy is decided, MEPs have said. Members of the European Parliament’s Agriculture and Rural Development … Continue reading
It turns out that eating cream cake for breakfast is acceptable in France, horse sausage isn’t actually too unpleasant, green macaroons are the best and snails taste mostly of soil.
Je suis armed with my passport and on the way to St Pancras at the moment to catch le Eurostar to Paris. The fact I’ve just demonstrated all the French I know in that sentence isn’t making me at all … Continue reading
‘Sustainable agriculture’ is a term favoured by politicians and industry experts alike. But what does it actually mean and how are UK producers supposed to become more sustainable? Caroline Stocks investigates. Attend any farming conference or read a government document … Continue reading