June 14, 2012

Daily Digest: 14/06/12 Cereals 2012 special

Hello,

We've got a special Cereals 2012 themed digest today.  We've collated all our stories (and a few other choice tidbits from around the web) for enjoyment.

Three of the GFMT team pulled on their wellies and made the trip up to Lincolnshire. 
Things started pretty chilly but soon warmed up with Dan Basse's address.  The show heated up during a debate on chasing yields and feeding the world. In brief moments of down time, the team enjoyed reading a report on the power of agriculture. 

Elsewhere, Farmers Weekly got excited about some heavy duty machinery on show.  It's not quite the Global Miller's thing very pretty all the same.  Read more...
The Farmers Guardian reported on the National Union of Farmers response to proposed changes to the Common Agricultural Policy.  Read more... 

Last, but by no means least, you can browse the official Cereals 2012 site.

If you went, we'd love to hear what you thought of it.
English: Harvesting near Worlaby. "The UK...
English: Harvesting near Worlaby. "The UK is likely to harvest about 15m tonnes of wheat this summer, producing an exportable surplus of around 3m tonnes." See Farmers Weekly. Photo taken from Middlegate. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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