Nibs for 05-04-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 05, 2018  
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Lords’ Report Slams Defra A report by a House of Lords Select Committee states that Defra is concentrating so much… Read more »

An accident waiting to happen

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Apr 04, 2018  
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Well it had to happen, and I am truly sorry for the family of the woman who was killed in… Read more »

Smallholding

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 29, 2018  
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A thriving agriculture needs a broad range of businesses, large and small, generalist and specialist.  This diversity should allow a… Read more »

Just 12 months to go until the UK departs the European Union

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Mar 28, 2018  
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Just 12 months to go until the UK departs the European Union, a defining moment in the history of our… Read more »

Nibs for 22-03-18

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 22, 2018  
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EFRA Committee scrutinises Government Paper Neil Parish MP, Chairman of the Parliamentary Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, has… Read more »

The Beast from the East

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 15, 2018  
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The external thermometer on my car registered -11.5°C through Radley Bottom as I returned home from the Reading University lecture… Read more »

Edith Mary Gayton Lecture

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 01, 2018  
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There has been much said and written about the future of British farming after secession from the European Union. Indeed,… Read more »

Nibs for 01-06-17

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Jun 01, 2017  
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Sparse Manifestos It may not be entirely surprising that the Labour Party manifesto has little on farming and rural issues… Read more »

Spring Drought

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on May 26, 2017  
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The rain a fortnight ago was urgently needed following months of below average rainfall. In this area, at least, it… Read more »