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Some wormers leave residues in dung that are harmful to soil organisms, incl. dung beetles. Organic farmers do not routinely worm their cattle, so dung beetles are more common. These creatures control the parasites that require treatment in the first place!
Nature is a cycle. pic.twitter.com/rLlJV2nLry
— Organic Trust (@organictrust) September 27, 2021
1. Tibor has a flock of sheep that varies in size but is anything up to 600 strong after the lambing season. Here he is with part of his pack of livestock guardian and herding dogs. https://t.co/HxppeUhNjH #LGD #Transylvania #coexistence #farming #livestockguardiandog pic.twitter.com/jq8AKEieEr
— Paul White (@p_aulwhite) September 27, 2021
#Ireland's €4bn export-driven meat industry: ~50% of its beef, 70% of poultry goes to UK. 15k workers in its abattoirs & plants–70% migrants. @ARC2020eu @GFGFActionDays @trocaire https://t.co/XvYnUdfA7x
— Shefali Sharma (@IATPEurope) September 29, 2021
The CAP subsidizing water over use and authorities turn a blind eye to illegality. This is a disaster to biodiversity. But it's also a death sentence for farming and farmers in many parts of Europe. The farm lobby is farmers worst enemy at times of #ClimateCrisis
— Ariel Brunner (@ArielBrunner) September 28, 2021
— oliver moore (@oliver_moore) September 29, 2021
Why are farmers asked to hand over their data for free to a third party they then have to pay? I'm applying for the Soil Sampling Scheme (great idea) on Agfood (great idea) & asked to hand over the data to ICBF (who do great work but farmers have to pay to see their own info) 🤷♀️ pic.twitter.com/a6jviRJnsg
— Hannah Quinn-Mulligan (@hqmulligan) September 29, 2021