Current News 12-07-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Jul 25, 2018  
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Fisheries White Paper The Government published the White Paper, Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations, on 4th July, outlining what might… Read more »

Where Have All The Insects Gone?

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Jun 22, 2018  
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The summer solstice, the longest day, is now passed and the hours of daylight will shorten.  However, high summer has… Read more »

Current News 22-6-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Jun 22, 2018  
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Badgers Close Road A country road in Suffolk has been closed for four months because badgers have burrowed beneath the… Read more »

Current News 10-6-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Jun 11, 2018  
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Stewardship Collapse Countryside Stewardship has been castigated since its introduction in 2014.  Applications have never reached targets and the scheme… Read more »

Current News 24-5-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on May 25, 2018  
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Clean Air Strategy Secretary of State, Michael Gove, launched the Government’s Clean Air Strategy last week.  Agriculture is one of… Read more »

Current News 11-05-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on May 11, 2018  
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Farm Productivity Record Farm productivity rose by 2.9% during 2017 to a record high according to the latest figures issued… Read more »

Nibs for 03-05-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on May 03, 2018  
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Bluebell Walk for Charity Following the great success in previous years of the Bluebell Walk at Fishers Farm, Shefford Woodlands,… Read more »

Health and Harmony

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on May 01, 2018  
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‘Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit’ is Defra’s consultation paper on… Read more »

Do we blame Brussels or aim fire closer to home!

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Apr 18, 2018  
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It is encouraging to hear Defra secretary Michael Gove calling for ‘people’ to speak up if they wish to take… Read more »

Farmland Birds

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 16, 2018  
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The results of the 2018 Big Farmland Bird Count were announced recently.  Launched by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust… Read more »