TITLE

Untitled

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/12/2008, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the report into the impact of the anti-pesticides legislation of the European Union (EU) conducted by Sean Rickard, senior lecturer at the Cranfield School of Management in Bedfordshire, England. According to the report, Substantial increases in household food bills will arise, if the European parliament succeeds in pushing through its plans to drastically cut the availability of pesticides for use in agriculture. Rickard stated that EU cereals output could drop, doubling in grain prices.
ACCESSION #
34397541

 

Related Articles

  • Threat to crop yields top issue. Sixsmith, Rachel // Horticulture Week;9/25/2008, p5 

    The article highlights the study conducted by Cranfield University's senior lecturer in business economics Séan Rickard on the impact of the proposed pesticide restrictions to growers and farmers in Great Britain. The study shows that under the proposed crop protection restrictions, farm-gate...

  • Untitled. Abram, Mike // Farmers Weekly;6/13/2008, p14 

    The article reports on the European Union (EU) attempts to update the existing pesticides approvals legislation in Europe. It was suggested that if a pesticide's active ingredient was found to pose a particular intrinsic hazard, it would automatically be excluded from approval. It states that...

  • If the price is right.  // Farmers Weekly;6/27/2008, p23 

    The author reflects on the status of the agricultural sector in Great Britain as prices increase. He relates how he overheard two women complaining about the cost of meat and how he resisted the temptation to explain to them how much it costs to produce a £2 sausage. He also observed that the...

  • Cereal killer.  // Money Today;10/16/2008, p19 

    The article focuses on the increase in price of food grains and cereals in India. In 1990, one kilogram pack of baby food costs 60 rupees. But it has increased by 266% in 18 years to 220 rupees in 2008 and will likely rise to 805 rupees in 2026 if its price continues to increase at the same...

  • EU law is production's biggest disincentive. Lowe, Kate // Horticulture Week;7/24/2009, p16 

    In this article, the author reflects on the impact of the European Union's (EU) pesticide law on the agricultural production in Great Britain. She believes that the mandate is disadvantageous because it affects how the industry deals with agricultural pests, affecting agricultural productivity....

  • What's in its place?  // Crops;10/18/2003, p5 

    News that the European Union (EU) is likely to accept a proposal to disallow re-registration of atrazine and simazine subject to a derogation for essential uses, will be of concern to growers. The essential uses applied for by the PSD should allow use of simazine on field beans and atrazine on...

  • How the EU spray ban would affect YOU. Abram, Mike // Farmers Weekly;8/8/2008, p48 

    The article offers information on the proposed European Union (EU) pesticide legislation. It mentions that the removal of pesticides from market is a part of the plans of the EU to modernise pesticide laws. The two main pillars of the EU "Thematic Strategy for Pesticides" are mentioned. Examples...

  • Top weedkillers face axe as EU may outlaw glyphosate. Appleby, Matthew // Horticulture Week;8/21/2008, p12 

    The article reports on the impact of European Union's (EU) move to outlaw glyphosate on the top-selling weedkillers in Great Britain. As EU sets to ban 85% of pesticides, it would mean up to 240 of 286 pesticide substances disappear from Europe's garden and horticulture markets. Such loss would...

  • EU plans a radical spray shake-up. Abram, Mike // Crops;11/24/2007, p12 

    The article offers the author's comments on the impact of European Union's pesticide legislation reforms on farming. The reform could have a huge impact on how, and which, products are used on farm. He says that European farmers, by and large, avoided all the big hits in round one of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics