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Conclusions The Social Farming Across Borders Project has provided evidence on the main benefits and costs of the provision of social farming at farm...
Report of the Social Farming Across Borders (SoFAB) Project September 2014 ~ 04th Sep 2015 ~ 7am
Scientists recommend policies that alternate between mowing and grazing to manage Europe's high-nature-value grasslands. This comes after a new seven...
Science for Environment Policy, EC ~ 04th Sep 2015 ~ 6am
Apple is grown as a long-term perennial crop and orchards provide relatively stable ecological habitats. Only a small proportion of the diverse fauna...
Jerry Cross, EMR et al in Ecological Entomology ~ 03rd Sep 2015 ~ 3pm
Here are eight reasons to consider cover cropping: Nature abhors a vacuum. Something grows immediately on bare ground to shade that soil, reduce...
Nutri-tech solutions ~ 03rd Sep 2015 ~ 2pm
A group of leading UK research organisations has issued an initial joint statement in support of the continued use of CRISPR-Cas9 and other genome-...
BBSRC and a coalition of funders and learned societies ~ 03rd Sep 2015 ~ 12pm
It is a fair time since I had a rant about GM. I am not alone as the following quote from a recent opinion piece in The Times demonstrates: ‘...
Jim Orson, Orson's Oracle ~ 03rd Sep 2015 ~ 11am
A Kansas State University wheat geneticist is part of a breakthrough study that identifies one of the wheat genes that controls response to low...
Science Daily ~ 03rd Sep 2015 ~ 8am

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Sainsbury’s is calling on young adults to consider a career in farming through its horticultural and agricultural apprenticeship programme this...
Fri, 04/09/2015 - 11:45
Defra yesterday confirmed that badger culling has begun in all three cull zones.
Fri, 04/09/2015 - 11:38
The vote in the agriculture committee sends a clear message: the Commission's proposal to allow member states to decide whether or not to...
Fri, 04/09/2015 - 08:28
Thousands of farmers have descended on Paris to call for action from the French government, warning that large numbers of producers in major...
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