The Future of Wheat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=QZz86KgoM_E It is estimated that in the next 50 years we will have to produce more wheat than we have over the past 10,000 years. Innovation is apparent in the agricultural sector. From engineering to plant science, specialists have been steadily moving forward. But are we moving forward quickly enough to sustain a rapidly growing … Continue reading The Future of Wheat

Countryfile comes to Bristol

Otters in the harbourside and one of the rarest plants in the country were two things that I learnt from this episode which is based in my home city of Bristol. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01r2pcp/Countryfile_Bristol/ Also a fantastic report about pig welfare standards in Europe, something that I think I shall be looking further into over the coming … Continue reading Countryfile comes to Bristol