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.
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Intensive agriculture over past 70 years have contributed estimated nearly 25% of global anthropogenic GHG emissions.
How to address this problem?
— Piotr Barczak 💚🌱🌍♻️ (@PBarczak) October 22, 2021
We wonder if, how and to what extent organic farming deployment would be challenged by N availability. pic.twitter.com/tQWkPQ6JYO
— Thomas Nesme (@ThomasNesme) June 7, 2021
Latest COM report on Nitrates Directive implementation 2016-2019 concludes water quality would be worse without Directive but very slow improvement since 2012 means objectives not being reached https://t.co/BIpiQOeukS National fiches etc available from https://t.co/xJ9qDNa5qi
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) October 23, 2021
“Federal data from 2008 showed that farmworkers are 20 times more likely to die from heat-related illnesses than the average U.S. worker. Between 1992 – 2017, more than 800 farmworkers died from heat exposure while more than 70,000 were seriously injured.”https://t.co/bhvu9RjwLg
— Ricardo J Salvador (@cadwego) October 25, 2021
A new survey by @UKSustain of 500 farmers, suggests only 5% want to supply to supermarkets in future, and over 80% want to supply locally. Let’s make it happen! Read more here >>> https://t.co/NjKNl9wue9
— Ben Reynolds (@BenTrelawney) October 25, 2021
L’autorité environnementale a rendu son avis sur le #PSN 🇫🇷.
➡️Le plan de @J_Denormandie est jugé inapte pour ↘️ l'impact environnemental de l'agriculture 🇫🇷
🙋A partir du 13/11, les citoyens sont appelés 1 dernière fois à donner leur avis sur le PSN.
— Pour une autre PAC (@pouruneautrepac) October 25, 2021
Where next for farming and supply chains? Read Sustain’s new survey and report on the ways in which farmers would like to change how they supply their produce >>> Our recommendations include new finance for infrastructure & training https://t.co/YofZdN0ziJ
— Vicki Hird🐝🦋(she/r) www.rebuggingtheplanet.org (@vickihird) October 25, 2021
— Janusz Wojciechowski (@jwojc) October 27, 2021