Soil Association

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What is land for?

Natalie Bennett
| 10th January 2019
We need to overhaul what we grow, and how and where we grow it, if we are to make the most of our land and fight climate change.

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The use of Glyphosate is ever increasing with farmers spraying it on numerous crops. Photo: Skeeze via Pixabay (CC0)

Glyphosate 'the most heavily used weedkiller in history'

Vanessa Amaral-Rogers
| 3rd February 2016
The global use of glyphosate has rocketed over the last decade thanks to the introduction of 'Roundup ready' GM crops, writes Vanessa Amaral-Rogers. But since IARC classified the chemical a 'probable carcinogen', and with the spread of resistant superweeds, the tide may finally be turning.

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TAKE ACTION: Not in my banger!

Matilda Lee
| 23rd March 2011
The battle against the Nocton super-dairy may have been won, but with plans for giant pig factories currently being considered, the Soil Association has launched a major new campaign to combat the latest blight of industrial farming

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