Food supply must top the agenda

Huggins, Michael
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/23/2008, p66
Trade Publication
The author addresses the food supply in Great Britain. He claims that there has been a forceful shift in the range of technologies and associated manpower that served British farming 50-60 years ago. He emphasizes the need to prioritize the practicality and vulnerability of Britain's food supplies in the political agenda.


Related Articles

  • Our Food Problems and the U.S. Experience. Dem'ianenko, Vladlen N. // Problems of Economic Transition;Sep93, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p53 

    Explores a variety of structural disproportions in the food production process of Russia. Factors affecting the agricultural production; Effect of privatization; Comparison between Russian and American investment in food processing and distribution.

  • Iowa NAMA Hosts 13th Annual Field-to-Food Event.  // Agri Marketing;Sep2008, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p24 

    The article reports that the Iowa NAMA chapter hosted the "Field-to-Food Olympics" on June 21, 2008. It is said that the event highligted the connection between Iowa agriculture and the food industry. It is cited that the Iowa FFA Foundation and Farm Safety 4 Just Kids will be receiving...

  • Supply chain needs closer links. Pendrous, Rick // Food Manufacture;Jan2003, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p3 

    Discusses the importance of a sustainable food supply chain in Great Britain. Similarity between the public transport and food sectors; Competition in the agribusiness.

  • 20 food initiatives to get excited about.  // Briarpatch;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p20 

    The article provides information on various food initiatives in Canada. The Sustainable, Equitable, Local and Regional Systems for food (SELRS) aims to provide all Albertans access to healthy food and rebuild relationships with food providers. The Nova Scotia Participatory Food Costing Project...

  • South Sudan: Situation overview - Highlights.  // African Business News;3/21/2014, p4 

    The article offers information on the aspects of clashes occurred in Leer County, Unity State. It discusses several facts which includes food supply by Airdrops to people in conflict affected areas, assistance provided by aid agencies and arrival of Emergency Directors of eight humanitarian...

  • JUST ORGANICS. Wiens, Dan // Canadian Organic Grower;Spring2007, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p10 

    In this article, the author shares the lessons he learned about global hunger and its connection to farming. The author begins by citing the number of people who struggle with hunger around the world despite enough food supply in the market. He then remembers that his attendance at a party held...

  • The Economic Performance of Food-Manufacturing Industries in Idaho. Bolotova, Yuliya // Journal of Food Distribution Research;Mar2008, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p18 

    As part of the global economy, agriculture and agribusiness of the State of Idaho have been significantly affected by the structural changes taking place in the food-supply chain. Constantly changing consumer preferences, new technologies, and globalization represent both challenges and...

  • A "Food Bill" Instead of a Farm Bill.  // YES! Magazine;Spring2009, Issue 49, p27 

    The article offers information on the Farm Bill and its implications to food system. It states that the bill provides financial assistance and promotes environmentally harmful agricultural practices and distorts prices with hefty subsidies. It notes that bill has been in several revisions. It...

  • GLOBAL FOOD PROSPECTS: SHADOW OF MALTHUS. Brown, Lester R. // Challenge (05775132);Jan/Feb82, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p14 

    The grain surpluses accumulated in food-exporting countries during the fifties and sixties have disappeared. Even though idled U.S. cropland recently has been returned to production, world food supplies are tightening and the slim margin between food production and population growth continues to...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics