Monthly Archives: September 2017

TIME TO STOP THINKING THAT LAMB IS LAMB

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 6th September 2017 The third Love Lamb Week [#lovelamb] is happening across in the UK and some Irish farmers are joining in as, although, they are separated by the Irish Sea, … Continue reading

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JUST WHY IS IRELAND IN THE LIVE EXPORT TRADE?

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 4th September 2017 Just why do the words live export raise the hackles of those concerned with animal welfare? After all, to export is only to cross a national boundary so … Continue reading

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The wheat and chaff of synthetic food

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It has become fashionable for agri-food commentators to talk of disruptive change. In particular, in recent months there has been much talk about industry disruption that will supposedly occur from synthetic food, with…

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SHOULD IRISH FARMING GO GMO-FREE?

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 30th August 2017 The idea of a GM-free Ireland is rising the agenda. To date, the debate has been about using GM technology on farm but, increasingly, it is being driven … Continue reading

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