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.
Commission produces a Fact Sheet to explain the MFF budget political agreement between Council and Parliament https://t.co/fIorl0Xisl. Next step now is for the Commission to amend its 2021 draft budget proposal to reflect recent agreements so 2021 budget can be agreed.
— Alan Matthews (@xAlan_Matthews) November 12, 2020
Commission VP Timmermans must respect democracy. @EPPGroup @EP_Agriculture MEPs @HerbertDorfmann @LinsNorbert @peter_jahr @ASanderMEP @zoidoJI write to @vonderleyen to safeguard the #CAP negotiations. https://t.co/awSRkACjDG
— Pete Pakarinen (@PetePakarinen) November 16, 2020
Why am I adamant about a new agricultural policy fit for the #EUGreenDeal? Because current #CAP positions still need improvements to uphold our joint commitment for #climateaction and implement our #FarmToFork and #Biodiversity strategies.
— Frans Timmermans (@TimmermansEU) November 17, 2020
— Vicki Hird 🐜🦗🐝 (@vickihird) November 18, 2020
"How #Pesticide companies are marketing themselves as a solution to #ClimateChange" – Great investigation by @DeSmogUK: https://t.co/NF9Cn15b5D #PrecisionFarming #RegenerativeAgriculture #GreenWashing NOT #GreenNewDeal #EUGreenDeal #Farm2Fork #FutureOfCAP
— PAN Europe (@EuropePAN) November 18, 2020
Dear Mr @TimmermansEU + President @vonderleyen, dear #FutureofCAP community: today's #Servicetweet coming from the grounded regions in #Germany: 11 Agri (sic!) + Envi ministers urge the Commission to substantially improve #EUGreenDeal elements in the CAP trilogs! #WithdrawTheCAP pic.twitter.com/i5uO6vxOFe
— Raphael Weyland 🇪🇺 (@news_rapha) November 18, 2020
🆕 Interested in the #FutureofCAP and the EU's #agricultural policy? Check out the latest documents published by the @EU_Commission and learn more about the state of play and the essential elements of the Commission proposal. #EuGreenDeal @EUAgri 🇪🇺🌱
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— ENRD Contact Point (@ENRD_CP) November 18, 2020
Absolutely disgraceful behavior from Tyson Foods: "Plant Manager Tom Hart organized a cash-buy-in, winner-take-all, betting pool for supervisors and managers to wager how many plant employees would test positive for COVID-19." https://t.co/Q4MlNgHguo
— #Resist Trump's USDA (@altusda) November 18, 2020
Article looking at practicalities of applying a no-till system in an organic hort operation & how it relates to #soilhealth: https://t.co/Sx3UAAOybE Looks at ways of encouraging soil biology, using mulches, cover crops, adjusting crop rotation & more! @OGAgrowers @niels_corfield pic.twitter.com/QNpeecm3sk
— Agricology (@agricology) November 18, 2020
Brilliant video from @grist cutting through all the net zero targets we are seeing being set at the moment and tips for spotting the greenwash.
Hint: if your net zero plan doesn’t include transforming your business model, you’re not doing it right.https://t.co/MKlxCG5ufe
— Ali Sheridan (@AliJSheridan) November 18, 2020
— PAN Europe (@EuropePAN) November 19, 2020