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A Systems Perspective On Sustainable Agriculture: ‘MAGIC’ Approach Presented at European Parliament

Adopting a systems perspective is essential to help agriculture contribute to Europe’s own policy objectives and also international targets such as the UN Sustainable...

Penny Maplestone Has the Perfect Job, Sees Brexit as a Dark Nebulous Cloud

When it comes to the UK leaving the EU, the real issue is the complete uncertainty: Are we leaving? When are we leaving? On...

For the Irish Seed and Agriculture Sector, there’s no Upside to Brexit

For the Irish seed and agriculture sector, Brexit poses several challenges. Ireland has about 300,000 hectares of cereals, but the country does not have...

Brexit Concerns: Taking the Pulse at this Critical Juncture

The seed sector, along with all other sectors of the European economy, will be impacted in many ways by Brexit, should it proceed as...

Dealing with an Innovation Deficit

Hurdles and opportunities for the crop protection sector post-Brexit The seed sector on both sides of the English Channel have indicated there are several challenges...

UK: New Government Guidance Encourages Pesticides Industry to Prepare for EU Exit

On 29 January, the UK government issued guidance to manufacturers and users of Plant Protection Products (PPPs) on what action they need to take...

Who’s Afraid of Brexit?

Around 10% of agrarian export products from the Netherlands goes to the UK. Now that Brexit is looming near, there’s a lot of uncertainty....

UK Gov: Fair Funding for Farmers Across all Parts of the UK

The Government has announced a review to deliver fair funding for farmers in all four parts of the UK when they leave the EU. The...

UK Urged to ‘Bring Back’ Sound Science as the Basis for Regulating Crop Genetic Innovations Post-Brexit

Failure to diverge from some aspects of EU regulation of crop biotechnology and new breeding techniques (NBTs) after Brexit will represent a missed opportunity...

Speaker Line-Up for the 2018 BCPC Congress Taking Shape

Brexit implications feature strongly in the opening sessions of this year’s BCPC Congress, which will feature talks on the wider implications for UK crop...