European Federation of Radio Operated Model Automobiles

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Name: European Federation of Radio Operated Model Automobiles
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

OPINION: Let's get farmers to produce more

For a number of reasons it was disappointing to hear George Eustice suggest, in giving evidence to the EFRA committee, that he wasn’t concerned that British food self-sufficiency is at its lowest point for a generation.First, there is overwhelming evidence ... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Government must to do more to tackle rural criminals

THE Government has come under pressure to act over the increasing number of sheep thefts.Chairman of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee, Anne McIntosh MP this week tabled parliamentary questions and wrote to Environment Secretary ... [Published Farmers Guardian - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Farmers 'led up the garden path' on badger culls as Gloucestershire couple call for urgent review

Comments (0)Farmers have been “led up the garden path” on badger culling by Defra and the NFU, an expert on badgers has warned, as a call is made for MPs to re-examine the figures used to justify the policy.Dr Chris Cheeseman, who carried out extensive ... [Published Western Daily Press - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

EC to present revised waste targets by May

Revised recycling and landfill diversion targets will be released in ‘a few weeks’, European Commissioner for Environment Janez Potočnik has announced.Speaking at the opening of the 16th European Forum on Eco-Innovation on Monday (7 April), Potočnik outlined ... [Published Resource - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Defra minister: Horse hasn’t bolted on Horsegate prosecutions

Defra minister George Eustice has rejected suggestions “the horse has bolted” on criminal investigations into Horsegate and insisted efforts continue to bring to justice those responsible for the scandal.Criminal proceedings were taking “a little longer ... [Published Grocer - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

EFRA Committee Watch

The video for this item of business will appear here.On 2 April, members of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee took evidence on the winter floods.The inquiry is looking at the response to the severe weather over the winter, which resulted ... [Published BBC - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

New generation of guide star lasers to be deployed at ESO facility

APPLICATIONS NEWS2 April 2014TweetA new generation of sodium guide star lasers will be deployed at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Adaptive Optics Facility in Paranal Chile, home to the Very Large Telescope (VLT). The four lasers are due to ... [Published Electro Optics - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Delivery of first Toptica sodium-guide-star laser accepted by European Southern Observatory, four more coming right up

Toptica (Munich, Germany) has been creating a new generation of sodium-guide-star lasers intended for use with the adaptive optical (AO) systems integrated into future ground-based extremely large telescopes (ELTs). The development is now done, and the ... [Published OptoIQ - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 3 reports

Inquiry launched into Defra’s waste management

An inquiry is being launched into Defra’s waste management activity in England, Materials Recycling World reports.Measures such as recycling targets, landfill bans and increasing the country’s energy-from-waste (EfW) capacity will be investigated by the ... [Published Public Sector - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

More cash needed to improve production

Comments (0)A LEADING landowner has called for more investment in new technology on the country's farms and in food production.The president of the Country Landowners Association, Henry Robinson, warned that the UK had to catch up with other countries ... [Published North Devon Journal - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Jan 28 2014 - Updated Jan 29 2014 - 1 reports

Defra ignored Somerset flood warnings

Government officials were specifically warned a year ago that two rivers could cause severe flooding in the Somerset Moors – which have now been under water for weeks – unless they were properly dredged, The Independent has learnt. The Environment Secretary, ... [Published The Independent - Jan 28 2014]
First reported Jan 15 2014 - Updated Jan 15 2014 - 1 reports

Food industry must be “more effective”

In the February issue of Process Engineering, experts from the UK food industry will discuss traceability within the food supply network and will seek to explain what more can be done to reduce the risk of food adulteration.Last week however, while giving ... [Published Engineer Online - Jan 15 2014]

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" The Government’s current plans - to reform the abstraction regime by the mid-to-late 2020s - will not take effect rapidly enough given that our rivers are already running dry. .... The reform of abstraction licenses must be brought forward to protect against the effect of severe droughts such as the one we saw earlier this year.”"
He said "The UK has been slow to recognise the full range of techniques available to improve farming methods."
"The Rivers Tone and Parrett are considered to be between a third and two thirds of their capacity, exacerbating the extent and duration of flooding" the evidence continued

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OPINION: Let's get farmers to produce more [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - 10 hours ago]
Government must to do more to tackle rural crim... [Published Farmers Guardian - Apr 16 2014]
Farmers 'led up the garden path' on badger cull... [Published Western Daily Press - Apr 14 2014]
EC to present revised waste targets by May [Published Resource - Apr 10 2014]
Defra minister: Horse hasn’t bolted on Horsegat... [Published Grocer - Apr 03 2014]
New generation of guide star lasers to be deplo... [Published Electro Optics - Apr 02 2014]
EFRA Committee Watch [Published BBC - Apr 02 2014]
Delivery of first Toptica sodium-guide-star las... [Published OptoIQ - Mar 31 2014]
Inquiry launched into Defra’s waste management [Published Public Sector - Mar 31 2014]
EFRA investigating the impact of Defra ‘steppin... [Published Resource - Mar 31 2014]
Defra activities focus of new waste inquiry [Published Lets Recycle - Mar 31 2014]
New Water Bill measures to protect against over... [Published WaterBriefing - Mar 24 2014]
More cash needed to improve production [Published North Devon Journal - Mar 13 2014]
Defra ignored Somerset flood warnings [Published The Independent - Jan 28 2014]
Cats poised to descend on Parliament to help ri... [Published The Independent - Jan 28 2014]
Food industry must be “more effective” [Published Engineer Online - Jan 15 2014]
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