Outdated system of farm subsidies should be replaced by co-ordinated incentives to help wildlife and prevent flooding: reverse the relationship between farmer and government

Clive Aslet reports in the Times 26th July 2017: Gove must think big to reshape rural Britain Outdated system of farm subsidies should be replaced by co-ordinated incentives to help wildlife and prevent flooding The thatched farmhouse I’m writing this from couldn’t be...

Salmon farms blamed for trout drought

Jerome Starkey in the Times 6th May reports: Salmon farms blamed for trout drought The leather-bound ledgers of the Loch Maree Hotel chart the story of an environmental catastrophe. Their pages are filled with neatly inked lines that were once the boasts of anglers...