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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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