Where's spring?

Old guys up here used to say there was no real growth around here till then, well they've been none so far this year, things are going to be late, silage, hay, shearing if it does come some real heat, not just in South East. Everywhere.
Absolutely no cattle out around here, few dairy boys silage fields thats had nothing on them all winter, just good grass, won't be cutting in a months time this year.


Mixed Farmer
Shag all grass growth here. Father was very keen to kick cattle out for Easter weekend, a month ago. I was a little concerned that there didnt look much grass ahead of them then. Full rotation and there has hardly been any regrowth.


Arable Farmer
Having a beer in the garden may 9th 2020 .
look at the oak tree in leaf
11th may 2021 Sitting in the garden with the thermos flask
Look at the oak tree no leafs .
The weather is totally f*cked now, no one will be shouting for rain, wishing it would stop, may is normally dry, but rained every day around here. Still needing heat as well.

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...