Current News 13-12-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Dec 13, 2018  
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Lynx Release Refused Secretary of State Michael Gove has personally taken the decision not to grant a licence for the… Read more »

Fishing & Meat Processing After Brexit

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Dec 12, 2018  
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Considering the turmoil pervading the Houses of Parliament at present, perhaps it was not surprising that Michael Gove was unable… Read more »

Talking Game Fare

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Nov 26, 2018  
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Freddie Tulloch runs a commercial shoot in the Lambourn Valley.  With a large area, suitable topography and an excellent head… Read more »

Current News 26-11-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Nov 26, 2018  
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Agriculture Bill As the Agriculture Bill continues its Committee Stage in the House of Commons, the Rural Economy Committee of… Read more »

The Recovery of Farmland Birds

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Nov 19, 2018  
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The decline of farmland birds over recent decades has been well charted and publicised.  It has been taken as an… Read more »

Current News 15-11-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Nov 19, 2018  
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Farm Incomes Rise Defra has published its first estimates of farm incomes for the 2017/18 tax year.  They show an… Read more »

The Future of Farming

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Nov 02, 2018  
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The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty held its annual forum a couple of weeks ago.  In the… Read more »

Rural Reading for the Autumn

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Sep 24, 2018  
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Over the past six weeks, arable farmers have been very busy finishing the harvest, starting autumn cultivations and sowing oilseed… Read more »

Food Security

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Sep 04, 2018  
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Since the publication of the Government consultation paper ‘Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in… Read more »

Response by the Conservative Rural Forum to the Government’s Consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance.

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Aug 02, 2018  
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Question 1: Which environmental principles do you consider as the most important to underpin future policy-making? Sustainable Development Principle.  It… Read more »