Seize Brexit as an opportunity to change the countryside forever, urges Royal Society

Posted By on 16th July 2019

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A new report calls for a radical shift to sustainable agriculture, making huge cuts in direct payments to farmers. The Royal Society for the encouragement of the…


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  1. This makes sense. I am a remainer but I don’t think the EU did any favours to the countryside or farm animals. It is just that it now has Environmental and animal welfare legislation superior to our own. But if we could have an integrated approach to biodiversity enhancement and work hard at rebuilding our denuded soil and giving farmers a voice and proper support, and stopping all intensive animal agriculture in favour of pasture fed etc I think it would be a great thing.

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