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The unnatural nature of food (Part 2)

Matt Ridley, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, September 2022

We must look to scientific innovation in agriculture to deliver Net Zero

Julian Sturdy MP, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, September 2022

Innovation can support the goals of regenerative agriculture - but are technologies like gene editing in or out?

Professor Johnathan Napier, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, September 2022

ScotGov must do the right thing by science on gene editing

Finlay Carson MSP, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, August 2022

Feeding Britain sustainably

Graham Brookes, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, August 2022

The unnatural nature of food (Part 1)

Matt Ridley, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, August 2022

National Trust lunacy shows why we urgently need a science-based land use strategy

David Hill, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, August 2022

Respect the science - BBC must address ‘false balance’ in biotech coverage

Phil Lodge, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, August 2022

Defining and measuring agricultural sustainability

Julian Little, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, August 2022

 

Industrialisation of organic will seal its downfall

Matt Ridley, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, July 2022

 

Time for bold Government action on crop genetic research

Jane Langdale, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, July 2022

 

We need a much better conversation about science and technology in agriculture

Julian Sturdy MP, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, July 2022

 

Precision Breeding Bill: Plea to respect the science in the gene editing debate

Jonathan Jones, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, June 2022

 

Precision Breeding Bill: let’s focus the debate on using scientific innovation for public good

Alan Tinch, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, June 2022

 

The future for sustainable agriculture does not lie in turning back the clock. It must be rooted in science

Julian Sturdy MP, AgFunder News, June 2022

 

Intensive livestock farming may actually reduce the risk of pandemics

Harriet Bartlett, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, June 2022

 

Role of science in sustainable agriculture: has the coronavirus pandemic led to a change of heart for the Prince of Wales?

Graham Brookes, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, June 2022

 

Unwarranted ‘just in case’ provisions in Precision Breeding Bill could scupper plans for UK-based investment

Nigel Moore, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, June 2022

 

We can learn from Health Canada’s science-based approach to gene editing regulation

Karen Holt, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, June 2022

Abandoning farmland for nature recovery

Alastair Leake, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, June 2022

 

Feeding the world was made possible by genetic science – we cannot stop now

Matt Ridley, Sunday Telegraph, May 2022

Gene Editing: We need a better conversation on consumer choice and labelling

Paul Temple, Science for Sustainable Agriculture, May 2022

Gene editing is the definition of a 'green' technology

Johnathan Napier, Farmers Guardian, March 2022

'We must learn lessons from the GMO debate'

Paul Temple, Farmers Guardian, September 2021

Organic food isn't better for us - or the environment

Matt Ridley, The Spectator, July 2021

Covid-19 vaccines and genetic modification

Graham Brookes, Open Access Government, June 2021

Time for a grown-up conversation about crop protection

Matt Ridley, Farmers Guardian, May 2021

 

Science for Sustainable Agriculture – a call to arms

Tina Barsby, European Seed, April 2021

 

Breaking away from EU rules on gene editing should be a no-brainer for Government

Julian Sturdy MP, Farmers Guardian, May 2020