Archive for the ‘CROP PROTECTION’ Category

Consultants report for EUCrop Protection Ass shows the affect of new EU pesticide regulation

Consultants report for EUCrop Protection AssĀ  shows the affect of new EU pesticide regulation and how it is driving a loss of competitive position of EU farmers and growers versus rest of the world producers .

http://www.ecpa.eu/news-item/agriculture-today/10-02-2013/794/crop-protection-rd-declining-europe-new-study-shows?dm_i=1ANQ,1VQ41,6LPZOF,6QTGX,1

 

Bees have another enemy

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-10/uos-des100113.php?dm_i=1ANQ,1VQ41,6LPZOF,6QTHO,1

Rooftop Farming Is Getting Off The Ground (USA)

http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2013/09/25/rooftop-farming-is-getting-off-the-ground/?dm_i=1ANQ,1VQ41,6LPZOF,6QTGY,1

http://www.modbee.com/2013/10/03/2955621/new-state-law-aims-to-cultivate.html?dm_i=1ANQ,1VQ41,6LPZOF,6QTGZ,1

http://www.sruc.ac.uk/news/article/592/rooftop_farms_in_cities_could_help_ensure_future_food_security?dm_i=1ANQ,1VQ41,6LPZOF,6QTIL,1

Licences required for growers using bumble bees.

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Ash Dieback Evidence to EFRA committee. Note comments on possible spread from leaves and twigs in green compost . Suggestions that monitoring overseas better than quarantine research spend.

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