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 »

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 »