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This week's briefings (25th August 2016)

2456 Is there a future for the small family farm in the UK? (M Winter and M Lobley)

2457 Insect products for poultry feed (Aidan Leek, Nuffield Farming Scholarship Report)

2458 GREAT: Training and development in agriculture (Christopher Padfield, Nuffield Farming Scholarship Report)

2459 How can we avoid the (rural) unemployment cliff (Jessica Sellick, Rose Regeneration)

 

18th August 2016

2452 Neonic insecticides linked to wild bee decline across England (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

2453 Wildlife friendly farming benefits UK Moths (Farming Futures)

2454 Farmers and GHGs (Farming Online)

2455 Village revival (Strutt & Parker)

Bob Baker's thoughts from a Northern Mart, August

 

11th August 2016

2448 Improving responses to weather extremes (Living with Environmental Change Project)

2449 Imported food is vulnerable to pressure on water supplies (LWEC)

2450 The benefits of hedgerows and trees for agriculture (William Stiles IBERS, Aberystwyth University for Farming Connect)

2451 What role for philanthropy in rural communities (Jessica Sellick, Rose Regeneration for the Rural Services Network)

 

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