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Dorset chalk downland site sprayed with herbicide and re-seeded for farming.

It seems almost inconceivable that 20 years has passed since a Chalk Downland Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) was ploughed up in Sussex. The Offham Down case became a minor cause celebre during the election campaign of 1997 which swept Tony Blair to power – remember him? 1,301 more words


Trump Declares War on Canada

Alan Zendell, April 23, 2017

Don’t get excited, it’s not that kind of war. Our missile silos in North Dakota have not been redirected northward. 692 more words


The Unfortunate Role of Farm Subsidies as a Stimulus for Inequality and Obesity

Below you will find a .pdf of my first law review publication. The article appeared in the Asia Pacific Journal of Health Law and Ethics in December of 2016. 22 more words


Cost of Meat

Eating meat is bad for animals, bad for the environment, bad for your health.
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The Meaty Truth: Why Our Food Is Destroying Our Health and Environment—and Who Is Responsible



Guest blog by Vicki Hird: Imagine the death of UK farms

As the Government continues to fail to develop any coherent plan for farming after Brexit, Vicki Hird, Sustain Campaign Coordinator and independent consultant (@vicki Hird) writes a guest blog. 897 more words


Insights into Agriculture

By Haley Barbour

Today we had the opportunity to sit down with three minority staff members of the House Committee on Agriculture: Evan Jurkovich a drake alum, Matt MacKenzie, and Mike Straz. 540 more words


NFU proposals for a new farm subsidy system only fit for cloud cuckoo land

It’s a special anniversary this year – 70 years since the 1947 Farming Act. I will return to this anniversary in more detail later in the year, but today I want to discuss one particular thing.  1,053 more words