agriculture

 

Ireland on the up

I thought the Bord Bia Virtual GB Trade Reception of particular interest in my flurry of webinars last week, seeing as how the UK is heading towards Brexit at high speed now, and taking Ireland, its largest trading partner, along with it.

Cow milk versus alternative drinks

One of the things I’ve been saying for years is that soya drinks are not an eco-friendly alternative to cow milk, and it seems the Times of London agrees with me. A new study published in the paper notes that more harm may be done to the rainforests of Brazil because it is being cleared to grow soya beans.

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A pesticide free agriculture

Agroscope, the Swiss Confederation’s centre of excellence for agricultural research, has together with over 20 other European research institutions, signed up with the “Towards a Chemical Pesticide-Free Agriculture” memorandum of understanding (MoU).

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CAP under scrutiny at MIV

At EU level it is once more about cutting the budgets of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) as a result of the upcoming Brexit and new tasks for the Brussels authorities.

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