regen ag

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. S

    Do you care about climate change?

    Well?
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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?
  9. 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??
  10. S

    Cambridge Regen Ag film

    Useful publicity
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. beardface

    If you think it's bad here.....

    Brother just been on phone to his mate in NZ. Sounds like cinders is in the process of destroying there whole ag industry. Lamb price could be up here for a while.....
  14. N

    Dr Christine Jones

    Watched a webinar hosted gratefully by Oakbank Seeds with Dr Chistine Jones on Biological pathways to Carbon soil enrichent. she indicated that crop residues (stubble, straw and above ground debris) contributed only a tiny amount to soil Carbon, with most lost to the atmosphere as CO2. Root...
  15. Direct Driller Magazine

    Farmer Focus Edwin Taylor (Dec 2020)

    Farmer Focus Edwin Taylor (Dec 2020) Well, I am sitting here thinking of how the last eight months have been since my debut article back in April and I do not think there is any way to sugar coat it, it’s just been bloody moderate (in fact probably less than moderate) with all that is going...
  16. A

    Pasture-For-Life beef

    I presume that as far as the consumer is concerned,the term ''Pasture-For-Life'' infers that beef cattle have been grazed on grass for life. Does it exist, or is it just a figment of someone's vivid imagination?
  17. S

    Talking to MP about zero till etc. Suggestions please.

    On Tues 5 Jan will be having a Teams meeting with our MP, Jerome Mayhew. This is part of what I wrote to him that prompted the meeting: "We are farmers and cheesemakers in the North Norfolk part of your constituency. We have been trying our best to reduce the environmental impact of what we do...
  18. martian

    Entangled Life

    Just been having a great Christmas read of this book Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake. I can't recommend it highly enough to anybody who is remotely interested in the soil (which should be everyone on here). It is all about fungi and how little we know about them, as mainstream science tends...
  19. Jerry

    State of your crops?

    Given the late drilling date and the amount of rain that’s gone on them I’m pleasantly pleased with the state of my crops. I do have two small fields that are below par but most are looking well. How are others looking? Wheat and barley below, no rape this year but locally it looks well.
  20. Against_the_grain

    Recognised Standard

    I am looking to explain to certain landlords and their agents what we are doing and how we are aiming to improve their asset whilst farming it. Are there any standards that we can use to demonstrate this. I'm thinking along the lines of... this farmer is growing crops by this recognised standard...
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