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This week's briefings (21st July 2016)

2434 Getting broadband to the final 5% (Brian Wilson for the Rural Services Network)

2435 What is sustainable intensification? (J Rockstrom et al on Springer Ambio)

2436 Swagbot: the robot cowboy that can herd and monitor cattle (Modern Farmer)

2437 Mobile technology helps save wild flowers (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

2438 Integrated black-grass control (AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds)

Bob Baker's Notes from a Northern Mart, July 2016

 

14th July 2016

2429 Mind the (Rural) Gap - access to services and rural proofing (Jessica Sellick, Rose Regeneration)

2430 Satellite applications for agriculture and the environment (Charley Hill-Butler, ADAS)

2431 Lockinge and Ramsbury Estates gave fascinating insights during the Farmers Club tour

2432 Farming Help Charities unite to provide a single contact number

2433 UK climate change risks (Committee on Climate Change)

 

7th July 2016

2425 Rural Economic Bulletin for England (Defra)

2426 Wildlife and climate change (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

2427 The problems with dairy supply management schemes (Professor Alan Matthews, Trinity College, Dublin)

2428 New app to recors full range of UK wildlife (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

 

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