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Recognition of HNV farming begins to grow
By Deborah Deveney, HNV Campaign Leader So much has happened since our first blog on High Nature Value (HNV) farming back in January, in particular over the past few weeks, there’s a lot to tell you about. Most importantly it’s great to see recognition for these extensive farming systems...
7 Jun 2013
Our latest views on CAP reform
Read the latest about our views on CAP reform on Martin's blog here
17 May 2013
Beekeeper rally creates a buzz!
Sorry, hardly an original pun I know! I was lucky enough to be a part of the March of the Beekeepers event in London today. We got a great turnout - beekeepers, gardeners and others, many in fantastically creative costumes. I'm not going to try to guess numbers but we certainly made a big impact...
26 Apr 2013
Final stretch for CAP reform but fears over green credentials
The last few months have seen a flurry of activity on CAP reform and the next few months should see the deal sealed. But what has actually happened and what are the prospects for a ‘greener’ policy? March was a particularly busy month. Almost 18 months after the European Commission released...
8 Apr 2013
Just how good does de-regulation taste after the horsemeat scandal?
On Wednesday a new report was launched at the NFU conference which calls for faster deregulation in the farming and food processing sector to boost competitiveness and cut costs. The timing of this is interesting given the recent horsemeat scandal. Among other things the report recommends publicly...
1 Mar 2013
Is modulation fair?
Check out Martin Harper's blog today to read our thoughts on the NFU's Fair Deal for Farmers.
28 Feb 2013
To hear our latest views on neonicotinoids - and our reasons - check out Martin Harper's blog today . Photo credit: Bumble bee Bombus terrestris, pollenating oil seed rape flowers - Richard Revels (rspb-images.com)
21 Feb 2013
Confused by the complex EU budget issues?
Then check our Martin Harper's blog today . And if you haven't called for David Cameron to vote for nature yet - do it now here . There's still time to make a difference.
7 Feb 2013
Last chance to tell the PM to vote for nature
David Cameron will in Brussels for the next 2 days (7-8 Feb), at the EU Budget summit. What is decided there will have huge impact on farmers, wildlife, and our countryside. The budget for agri-environment schemes for the next 7 years is under discussion – but if the wrong decisions are made...
6 Feb 2013
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