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🐄 EU milk production is expected to grow in 2019-2030
🐓 Demand for poultry will increase steadily
🐖 Outbreak of African swine fever in China will drive EU exports in the short term
— EU Agriculture🌱 (@EUAgri) December 10, 2019
— Peter Dunne (@PeteGDunne) December 7, 2019
Wild flowers, plants and fungi depend on healthy soils.
63% of the UK's most sensitive wildlife habitats is affected by excessive nitrogen deposition. This #WorldSoilDay we need to talk about nitrogen https://t.co/7NX9AOfBBP @JennyHPlantlife pic.twitter.com/3zo8Jd67tg
— Plantlife (@Love_plants) December 5, 2019
No no no no no. This article on dirty manure biogas doesn't give the reader an accurate sense of the DANGERS here, and contributes to the false narrative that this is safe. It's not. @nprDanCharles I hope this changes your mind. 1/ https://t.co/GbPAGAgRAb
— Jessica Culpepper (@JessCulpepper) November 27, 2019
My new blog post "Pesticides, Heat, and the People Who Feed Us: Climate Change Is Making Farmworkers’ Dangerous Job Even Worse" is an introduction to our new report on these issues @UCSUSA #WeFeedYou #ClimateCrisis #Calorhttps://t.co/zxuShloV8j
— Rafter Sass Ferguson (@RafterSass) December 9, 2019
#CEREAL Ep3 is out! Cereal farmers are trapped in a system unfit for today's climate & health crisis. We talk to 2 farmers who ditched commodity crops in favour of soil health-based systems nutritious for humans & the land.
Pls listen, share & review! https://t.co/5S0D5dlOoh pic.twitter.com/Xl12mwHCQV
— Farmerama Radio (@farmerama__) December 8, 2019
New EPA Water Quality report starkly reveals Ireland's unsustainable #OriginGrim agriculture: massively polluting our soil & water for short-term profits of a few.
— Paul Price (@swimsure) December 10, 2019
Area under tillage decreasing up until 2019 , water quality decreasing … Tillage Land has the most efficient use of nitrogen according to Teagasc .
Nitrogen loss from farming key factor in water quality nosedive – EPA @AgrilandIreland https://t.co/8Nw2gxnG21
— Irish Grain Growers (@GrowersGrain) December 10, 2019
EU's just come out with its 10 year agricultural outlook: more intensification of dairy, more industrial poultry and hence more industrial feed, even as we talk about #2030 #climate targets @EU_ENV https://t.co/fatXduaUsj via @EU_Commission
— Shefali Sharma (@IATPEurope) December 10, 2019
With a ‘Farm to Fork’ Strategy on the cards, is the EU finally listening to its citizens? https://t.co/41jcI9PMVt
— IPES-Food (@IPESfood) December 10, 2019
Tiny woodlands are more important than previously thought – The study examined 224 forest patches across temperate Europe (France, Belgium, Germany and Sweden). Let’s have them in #CAP as #GAEC @agriculture_ie https://t.co/KIkZUb1byQ
— Kylebroughlaun Farm (@Beltie1) December 10, 2019
— David Windt (@DavidLWindt) May 17, 2019
— Salon (@Salon) December 10, 2019