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Stay up to date with all the lat­est news on LEAF. Look out for details of the new ini­tia­tives, reports, part­ner­ships, events and dates for the diary…

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LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) Response to Campaigners Following Michael Gove’s Speech at Oxford Farming Conference 2019


Envi­ron­ment Sec­re­tary Michael Gove spoke yes­ter­day at the Oxford Farm­ing Con­fer­ence and shared his views around how farm­ers and food pro­duc­ers will be affect­ed by Brex­it. Mr Gov­e’s speech was…

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LEAF’s response to Michael Gove’s address to the National Farmers’ Union Conference, 20th February 2018

LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing) response to Sec­re­tary of State Michael Gove’s address to the Nation­al Farm­ers’ Union 2018 Conference.

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The 25 Year Environment Plan

This 25 Year Envi­ron­ment Plan sets out UK gov­ern­ment action to help the nat­ur­al world regain and retain good health. It aims to deliv­er clean­er air and water in our…

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LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) response to Secretary of State Michael Gove’s Speech at Oxford Farming Conference 2018

Car­o­line Drum­mond, CEO at LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing) responds to Michael Gove’s announce­ment at the Oxford Farm­ing Con­fer­ence that farm­ers will receive pay­ments for envi­ron­men­tal improve­ments post Brexit.

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Food, Farming & Environment Policy Post Brexit: LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming)

Britain is fac­ing a new, chal­leng­ing, yet excit­ing era as we leave the Euro­pean Union. The food and farm­ing sec­tor will be impact­ed great­ly by this change and smart and…

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LEAF's policy on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s)

LEAF recog­nis­es the impor­tance of mod­ern biotech­nol­o­gy and devel­op­ments such as GMO’s. The poten­tial ben­e­fits to farm­ers and con­sumers need to be weighed against the alleged risks. Risk man­age­ment is…

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LEAF Guidance notes on pollinating insects and bees

These guid­ance notes set out the views of LEAF on the decline of pol­li­nat­ing insects and in par­tic­u­lar the sud­den and dra­mat­ic fall of hon­ey bee pop­u­la­tions and its potential…

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