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2008-09-22 06:00:11

The GenSight Group, a leading provider of PPM solutions, has provided a custom configured project portfolio management system to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

2008-09-10 18:00:00

THE Prince of Wales has praised farmers for showing resilience in testing times and called for schools to have their own farms to teach children about where food comes from.

2008-09-09 18:00:00

By Sam Wood BEEF farmers have launched an attack on Government plans to have the industry fund its Animal Health Control Programme.

2008-08-14 18:00:23

A NORTH MP has called for Defra to give farmers a fair deal, after the department announced its proposal to hold an informal consultation for the new Uplands Entry Level Stewardship scheme.

2008-07-22 18:00:34

AMBITIOUS Government plans to open up the North East and English coastline to the public have been criticised by MPs. The proposals are designed to give people access on foot to land around the coast with 1,400 miles of new or improved paths on the English coast.

2008-07-10 03:00:23

A n EXTRA pounds380,000 of levy funding from the English Beef & Lamb Executive (Eblex) is being invested in export activity this year to capitalise on the growing demand for English beef and lamb overseas.

2008-07-07 18:00:21

THE Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has welcomed comments made in the House of Commons by Hilary Benn, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on global food security.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.