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A second green revolution?

Anna Louise Batchelor: Last month I attended a special lecture held at the University of Reading’s School of Agriculture. Entitled “Balancing food production and environmental protection” the speaker set out to overcome the thorny issue of increasing yields without increasing damage to eco-systems. The lecture was given by Poul Christensen, President of the National Federation of Young Farmers and former chair of Natural England.

30 March 2015 | 3 Comments | Recommended by 2

Pigs might fly

Amy Leech: The news that Jim Paice, our Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, was in China last week sealing a £50 million pork export deal was enough to make anyone with knowledge of the UK pork market squeal. Six UK plants have been approved to export quality pork cuts and 'fifth quarter' meat (offal, ears and tripe) to China. The market for exporting live breeding pigs to China is also expanding.

24 May 2012 | 70 Comments | Recommended by 18

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