It's been a while since I've managed to publish anything so I’ve decided to take the opportunity to kill two birds with one stone by publishing my latest research poster as a blog article (which is either terribly lazy or resourceful of me!). Anyway, this is the first time I've published a post about my... Continue Reading →
I explore the possible benefits and unintended consequences of a proposed nitrogen tax as discussed during a session at the ORFC 2019.
Chris Packham, alongside a host of other influential conservationists, farmers, researchers, campaigners, and students have just published their first draft of a people's manifesto for wildlife. Whilst reading through the 200 suggestions it became clear that this publication has been based on robust scientific evidence alongside an integrated approach from the 'ministers'. This is something... Continue Reading →
This article summarises
a recent report by the Food Research Collaboration on food security after Brexit.
After reading the FAO's latest review on water pollution from agriculture, I've written an overview of sediment pollution from farming.
I've written about why soil is important and how to protect it. The UK only has 30-40 years of fertile soils left if we continue to degrade soils at current rates; without soil, we won't have food.
I've decided to showcase my favourite tweets each month until I get bored of doing it. Most will probably be relating to science, agriculture and the environment, but there may also be the odd one that just made me laugh.
I am sick of seeing nasty narratives coming from both vegans and farmers. The most frustrating part is that we're talking about a tiny minority of both groups; most vegans are peaceful and non-judgemental, and most farmers are just doing their best to feed the country, with most genuinely caring about their animals. I'm not against a healthy debate to express your views, but recently the rhetoric has been all-out war and that's not productive.