Our weekly Twitter round up of great content from our kindred network: a Friday treat for your weekend reading pleasure. Enjoy what we’ve found for you on twitter.
So let me tell you the story of The Gleann Buí 🌻 Many moons ago, Mj's grandparents had a house cow. A house cow was milked to feed the household…. #worldmilkday @gleannbuifarm pic.twitter.com/qS6zywSRha
— Sinead Moran (@morsinead) June 1, 2020
Great links here about regenerative farming. Especially important during a drought. https://t.co/m6ukth1A11
— Regenerative Farming Ireland (@ireland_farming) May 29, 2020
20 French organisations, including Confédération paysanne, developed an action plan of 34 political measures to face and solve the crisis 👉https://t.co/21YAosim40
— Via Campesina Europe (@ECVC1) May 26, 2020
Watch Live: the new CAP and the EU Green Deal. The @farmersjournal and the @EU_Ireland representation in Ireland invite you to a webinar with Wolfgang Burtscher on Thursday 4th June from 12pm to 1pm. Find out how the next CAP will affect farm payments and how your farm is run.
— Irish Farmers Journal (@farmersjournal) May 29, 2020
Under Brehon Law, beekeepers had to give honey to their neighbours every 3rd year because the bees had collected the honey off their neighbour’s land. 🐝🌸🐝🌸🐝 pic.twitter.com/p25bP545ER
— Stiabhaí Nics (@stephie08) May 31, 2020
A paper finds that global cropland use could be almost halved while maintaining current output levels by optimising fertiliser inputs and re-allocating the production location of 16 major crops. https://t.co/swA6NRWwD1 pic.twitter.com/uL468nyTg8
— Food Climate Research Network (@FCRNetwork) June 1, 2020
The @EU_Commission #FarmtoFork Strategy was released on 20 May & includes 27 legislative and non-legislative proposals tackling the entire food chain We prepared a handy timeline for the next decade👇 https://t.co/3igWQ0kfRF pic.twitter.com/7EHOi1PdaV
— Landmark Public Affairs (@LandmarkPubAff) May 25, 2020
Le manuel 'Des terres en commun : stratégies locales d’accès à la terre pour l’agriculture paysanne et l’agroécologie', de Terre de Liens et ses partenaires, vient de sortir ! Il foisonne de ressources pratiques pour s’engager sur la question foncière… https://t.co/Px53LDendp pic.twitter.com/Qsh02ZheMb
— Terre de Liens (@Terredeliens) June 2, 2020
The EU agri-food week starts in just over half an hour, with an important @EP_Agriculture meeting on the EU's long term budget, followed by a press conference by @jwojc around lunchtime.
Come prepared with the @EURACTIV's agrifood brief:https://t.co/h26Y0jACTt
— Gerardo Fortuna (@gerardofortuna) June 2, 2020
Les eurodéputés décident du futur de notre #Agriculture ! L’argent de la #PAC doit aider les paysans à changer leurs pratiques pour faire face à la #criseclimatique et protéger notre #environnement. #GoodFoodGoodFarming #pouruneautrepac @ITolleret @BenoitBiteau @EricAndrieuEU pic.twitter.com/O7OrqETFKE
— Pour une autre PAC (@pouruneautrepac) June 2, 2020
Our updated forecast on the impact of #coronavirus on #EUtrade projects exports outside the EU to decline by 🔻9% to 15% in 2020.
🇪🇺#OpenStrategicAutonomy is key for economic recovery 👉#NextGenerationEU
— EU Trade 🇪🇺 (@Trade_EU) May 29, 2020
Here we provide the first evidence that we risk changing the outcome of ecological #metaanalysis by excluding non-English studies due to differences in statistical results and study characteristics (e.g. taxa) between languages https://t.co/8FmdyxRUnc #languagebarriers
— Tatsuya Amano (@tatsuya_amano) June 1, 2020
Scandalous: @EU_Commission highlights the importance of sustainable food in the recovery package. Yet the now published updated regulation on the EAFRD shows that the obligation for MS to spend money under it for envi measures won't apply to RI funds! https://t.co/eY8ZIC9BlV pic.twitter.com/tcxZaDPvTU
— Andre Prescher (@aprescher_muc) June 2, 2020
Analysis of the CAP budget numbers in the Commission's latest MFF proposal suggests payments could well be maintained in real value in next MFF. My blog post takes you through the numbers https://t.co/z0iKVk00Sw
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) June 3, 2020