Fair Trade for farmers
Andrew Keeble from sausage specialist Debbie and Andrew's met shadow minister for agriculture and rural affairs Jim Paice this week to discuss the company's Fair Trade for British Pig Farmers pricing initiative.

Non-GM covers 97%
Non-GM crops still cover more than 97% of agricultural land in the world, a report carried out by GM Freeze found. The finding contradicts reports that claimed the figure was nearer to 75%.

NFU calls for balance
The NFU has argued that a greater balance is needed between productive agriculture and wildlife protection in a submission to the Environment Audit Committee this week.