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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
Check out Martin's blog today
... To find out our views on the Environmental Audit Committee report on ‘Pollinators and Pesticides’ which was published this morning – and to share your views with us too.
5 Apr 2013
A warm welcome, and a hearty thank you
By Christina Taylor, Conservation Monitoring Officer I have been very privileged to have worked as a project officer for the RSPB’s Volunteer and Farmer Alliance (V&FA) for the past two and a half years, initially based in Scotland and latterly in North East England. Not least because...
1 Apr 2013
A heart-warming story of Hope
Doesn't this picture make you smile? This is 6 year old Alice Stavert-Dobson, winner of the Operation Turtle Dove competition to name the doves on the logo , receiving her yummy prize. Alice came up with the winning names of Heart and Hope . Alice told us “I chose ‘Heart’...
11 Mar 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
Give great farmers a hand (without moving from your chair)
I want to know what you think. I need to know what you think. "What about?", you may ask. Its one of my favourite subjects - the RSPB Telegraph Nature of Farming Award . This year I want it to be BIGGER and BETTER than ever. So when voting opens in the hopefully sunny summer days...
27 Feb 2013
A year in partnership
By Bruce Fowkes, Corporate Partnerships Farm Adviser It is now a year since the RSPB joined forces with Tesco in the Together for Trees project, which has been raising funds to help save threatened rainforests around the world. As a spin off from this, we have also been working a bit closer to...
25 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
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