regen ag

  1. CPM RSS

    Groundswell 2021 – All’s well at Groundswell

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Regenerative agriculture is a direction of travel – not an absolute. By Charlotte Cunningham “How many farmers does it take to change a lightbulb? Change, what’s that?” an opening quip that drew laughs from the audience at this year’s Groundswell...
  2. milkloss

    I can't believe what I just read! BBC

    In a good way........ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-57686365
  3. Phil P

    Selling carbon credits

    @Clive can you tell us some more about it? How does it work?
  4. mobileweld

    160 acres arable

    Hello all, I am currently in the position of working a stable job but the opportunity is on the horizon of the small family owned arable farm. I know my way around a tractor but have never actually ‘done’ farming. Is taking it on myself viable? All the machinery is bought and paid for albeit...
  5. Wolds Beef

    Groundswell. Where is the press coverage?

    As title suggests. Have had a look but very little coverage of the different speakers speeches! WB
  6. MX7

    Are a lot of younger professors, researchers vegatarian/vegan?

    I ask the above as I see on the BBC News app today that some “government body” is saying yet again society must reduce their intake of meat to help save the planet. :mad: When we drove up the M6 to Glasgow and back from the Cotswolds last Sunday,I thought to my self as we drove through the...
  7. Banana Bar

    Regen Ag and Biosolids

    I understand the need to feed the soil biology and do so with a few cover crops and plenty of chicken manure. I will be planting a lot more cc this autumn. Do Biosolids ( treated sewage sludge/ digested sewage ) feed the biology or is it just a good source of P? We have used sludge in...
  8. Wolds Beef

    Groundswell

    This looks like a very good exhibition/Show. We are losing a lot of our actives and costs on the conventional methods are going through the roof. I have the second largest Biodynamic Organic farm next door, run by a family that have made money another way,(a bit like Jody). But!! £60 is a lot of...
  9. CPM RSS

    Events Showcase – The rise of regen

    Written by cpm Download PDF Now in its fifth year, Groundswell returns to its Herts site on 23-24 June. CPM picks out some of the key features ahead of the event later this month. Groundswell offers a welcoming environment for two days of information exchange with some of the leading ‘soil...
  10. Ffermer Bach

    Vegetarian Eats Meat - Great Daily Telegraph Article

    ‘I gave up being a vegetarian and started eating meat again – to save the planet’ When food writer Clare Finney looked into the environmental impact of the meat industry, the findings challenged all of her preconceptions ByClare Finney25 May 2021 • 5:00am Clare Finney had turned her back on...
  11. Direct Driller Magazine

    A Food Processors View: Does Regen Ag Matter?

    Does Regen Ag matter? Written by Richard Pike from COOK A broken System My interest in sustainable food began somewhere in the mid 2000’s when, working for a UK farming group, we ended up importing lettuce into the UK, by air, in spring, to satisfy the demands of a major customer. I was...
  12. Andrew B

    Soil carbon is a highly flawed climate policy ?

    These two articles by By David Pannell ( from Australia) has certainly made me think https://www.pannelldiscussions.net/2021/04/346-soil-carbon-1/ https://www.pannelldiscussions.net/2021/05/347-soil-carbon-2/ The comments section is worth reading too as I believe these policies are going to...
  13. S

    Do you care about climate change?

    Well?
  14. Cowabunga

    The squeeze on milk and meat continues...

    From https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-56807520 today. Radical new climate change commitments will set the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035, Boris Johnson will announce this week. Hitting the targets would require more electric cars, low-carbon heating, renewable...
  15. M

    Sustainable Farming Incentive - Pilot Information (including PAYMENT RATES)

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainable-farming-incentive-scheme-pilot-launch-overview/sustainable-farming-incentive-defras-plans-for-piloting-and-launching-the-scheme To me this looks far from straightforward and those who moaned about the complexities of the BPS application...
  16. R

    Is their a future in farming?

    I’m a young person who’s interested in farming but not sure if there’s a future for me in farming and wondering if there’s money to be made as I enjoy farming but there’s no point getting into it as a main profession if it’s not going to make me a living?
  17. MX7

    Why is the Uk agricultural industry becoming almost “obsessed by carbon free farming”???

    I ask the above as the island of the “Uk” is such a pinprick, relative to worldwide agriculture. Which other countries agricultural policies are so concerned with “carbon neutral farming “ as the Uk is??
  18. S

    Cambridge Regen Ag film

    Useful publicity
  19. Clive

    The UK Farmers Union - is it time ?

    First off lets get this clear - TFF is a independent knowledge exchange platform for farmers, it has no remit or ambition to lobby or represent UK farmers is any way. Topics discussed by members on TFF are led by those members, of which I am just one. The below post is my opinion solely as...
  20. Defra Farming

    Video: Farming Forum Q&A

    Video: Farming Forum Q&A Written by The Team Farmers were invited to put their questions to Defra’s Janet Hughes and David Kennedy at a recent Q&A session hosted by The Farming Forum. Janet is Programme Director of the Future Farming and Countryside Programme. David is Director General for...
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