Science Says… the case for a new marque

Many consumers are motivated in their food purchasing decisions by what's best for the environment, and what's best for their health in nutrition and food safety.  So why is it so hard to distinguish...

Preparing for a ‘protein transition’

Why is the UK so protein insecure, and what would it take to grow more here? This article explains.

Recent Reading… Farm (and other F words) by Sarah K Mock

An influence on my thinking! Sarah K Mock’s exploration of the US farming system unveils many less-than-attractive reality of many aspects of the agricultural sector, and encourages us to ask hard truths about our rose tinted glasses.
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The monologue … on glyphosate

My view on an agriculture topic in popular culture. Today's topic: why glyphosate is actually OK.

Intro: Fascinating Soils!

Lately, I’ve spent a long time thinking, reading, watching & learning about soils.  I’m organising a conference on this topic, and the transition from soils newbie to conference agenda shaper (thank you...

Part 2: Soil Barriers

If soils are so important, why aren’t we falling over ourselves to improve them?  My guess is that, generally, it's not ignorance or lack of concern.  More likely it’s because the reality...

Why 2020 is going to be amazing (and really full-on)

I’ve been offered an amazing opportunity: 8 weeks to travel the world researching a topic that really interests me.  As I wrote in this article  I’m a strong believer that...

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