Monthly Archives: November 2017

IS GM-FREE A MARKET TREND OR A CONSUMER FAD?

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 25th October 2017 Twenty years ago, I became involved with soybean production in SE Europe. Romania was then a GM-soybean producer; now it is not. The GM-free debate is old hat. … Continue reading

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IS MINISTER GOVE GOING TO BREXIT BY THE GREEN DOOR?

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 20th September 2017 Is a prerequisite for a politician to be able to balance one’s principles with the winning of votes? One wonders if Michael Gove is not showing himself to … Continue reading

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MARKETING CHAROLAIS CATTLE IN THEIR HOME MARKET

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 15th October 2017 How the French go about labelling Charolais Beef As one should expect with beef produced in France from Charolais cattle, there is no such thing as ‘French Beef’ … Continue reading

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THE REWARDS MUST GO TO THE RIGHT PEOPLE

Storm Ophelia recently reminded people of how fragile our modern way of life is. Take away our electricity and gone is our entertainment; as batteries run dry our communications crumble; and even hot water for tea becomes scarce. Of course, … Continue reading

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