Is it going to rain again or is this 1976 mark 2??


Who knows?
Of the past 5 years 2018 would be the only one at this stage where You wouldn’t find people asking that old question and it was the one that turned out to be it.

7610 super q

Arable Farmer
It won't be a 76. Rained up till mid June in 76. More like 1984, cold and dry early on, and I think it continued dry over most of the summer. Used all our irrigation water early on to keep frosts off soft fruit flowers which didn't leave any water for later on.......
Sooo . . .

if it doesn’t rain for two weeks it’s a disaster & the worst drought ever

if it rains for a week it’s a disaster & floods & everyone wants to put in drains & get rid of the water

doesn’t sound like there is much resilience in the system . . .

Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

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Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

Written by Defra Press Office


There has been coverage today in the I and the Guardian, reporting on speculation around the upcoming government response to the recent Gene Editing consultation, which closed on 17th March.

A full government response, which will include a thorough analysis and summary of the responses to the consultation and which will set out our next steps, will be published in due course.

Gene editing has the ability to harness the genetic resources that mother nature has provided, such as breeding...