Farming Matters December 2022 Henley Standard

Dear Father Christmas It’s been a while since I last contacted you, so I assume you might by now be accepting letters by email. Rural broadband is rubbish here in the UK unless you happen to be near enough to a fibre cable hub, which we are not. Sending my letter up the chimney like we used to do as kids is a challenge. The … Continue reading Farming Matters December 2022 Henley Standard

Another Opinion on Pesticides

Time to put another view on Glyphosate and neonicotinoid pesticides. Glyphosate, sold as Roundup, is often making the headlines as being the demon pesticide and the cause of all sorts of ills. It is a non-selective, contact herbicide, meaning it will kill most plants. Pure glyphosate is low in toxicity, however products usually contain other substances that help the glyphosate get into the plants and … Continue reading Another Opinion on Pesticides