Hold the date – For a Conference at STC on Tuesday 6th December 2016

Conference at STC on Tuesday  6th December 2016

Entitled…  ”An information exchange on the steps needed to create a Plant Health and Crop Protection Strategy for Horticulture post Brexit

We will have keynote speakers from our regulators, lobby groups, funding bodies and we will hear industry views from a range of crop sector representatives.

Defra publish a very comprehensive consultants report on local food and its relevance to tourism

Case studies from already developed tourism destinations but in depth comments which could apply nationally

http://randd.defra.gov.uk/Default.aspx?Menu=Menu&Module=More&Location=None&Completed=0&ProjectID=19432

 

 

The Treasury Commitment on EU rural and science funds. Very good for birds and insects , good for farmers , an opportunity for science but restrictive on general rural communities (ESIF and Leader) which have an autumn timeline for approvals

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/545767/CST_letter_to_SoS_for_DExEU_August_2016.PDF

The AHDB view on trade after Brexit

AHDB View (133)

Latest thoughts on climate change from Committee on Climate change It suggests CC not affected by Brexit !!

https://www.theccc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/UK-CCRA-2017-Synthesis-Report-Committee-on-Climate-Change.pdf