Category Archives: Colin’s Corner

Can Britain ever again be fit for farming?

Colin Tudge fears that Brexit could mean the end for agriculture that truly aspires to produce good food for everyone Our excellent friend Nick Snelgar who writes regularly on these … Read on

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For Britain’s and the world’s agriculture, Brexit is much bigger than Brexit

In the spirit of John McEnroe, Colin Tudge urges our leaders to “Be serious!” The discussions that have followed Brexit – “Ooh Crikey! What shall we do now?” – are, … Read on

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The NFU, glyphosate, and statistics

The NFU is telling its members that the herbicide glyphosate is “vital”, and that all protests are fatuous. But, says Colin Tudge, the NFU’s thinking is highly suspect. In the … Read on

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The World’s Agriculture: Wrong Ideas, Wrong Intentions, and the Wrong People in Charge

Intellectuals from all quarters are exposing the flaws of present farming      strategy, writes Colin Tudge The neoliberal-industrial agriculture that now prevails worldwide and perhaps especially in Britain is … Read on

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Invitation to join Colin for a weekend seminar in Scotland

The seminar will be held from Friday September 30 – Sunday October 2 at the Chisholme Institute near Hawick in Scotland.  Details can be found here A weekend that promises … Read on

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A 17-Point Plan for Post Brexit Farming

Colin Tudge proposes a strategy to rescue Britain’s (and the world’s) agriculture when we leave the EU (or even if we don’t) Leaving the EU gives Britain the opportunity to … Read on

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How much should food cost?

Colin Tudge suggests that it’s impossible to decide on a price for food that is sensible and just, as long as incomes remain so unequal and governments are in thrall … Read on

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Brexit and after: that was the revolution that was

Colin Tudge proposes a way forward which is, of course, a million miles from what our new government has in mind Brexit is potentially and very probably a disaster but … Read on

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As they say in Yorkshire, The Royal Society should think on

The Royal Society has issued a new report supporting GMOs. But does the Roy Soc really understand the issues? The Royal Society no less, the most august of all scientific … Read on

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The College for Real Farming and Food Culture is here at last

It’s been a long time in the making but now the CRFFC is up and running – in virtual and pop-up form The CRFFC website is now up and running … Read on

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