Don't you just love it when that happens? An immediate, articulate critique of modern farming methods, that coincides exactly with my irrational feelings of hatred towards modern farming techniques, has just been published. This from departing head of the RSPB, Mark Avery:
"At almost every opportunity the National Farmers Union chooses the option which will harm the environment – it is weak on greenhouse gas reduction measures, in favour of biofuels, argues against improving the effectiveness of farming grants, is against clamping down on pesticide use and wants its members to carry out what will be an ineffective cull of badgers. The NFU lacks a coherent view of what the future of farming should look like except that the cheques must keep coming from the taxpayer."
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