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Shadow Farming Minister calls for organic and biodynamic agriculture to tackle climate crisis

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Writing in Parliament’s magazine, The House, last month Shadow Farming Minister, David Drew MP, called for a UK Agriculture Bill that provides support and certainty to help farmers rise to the climate challenge.

“I am fortunate that my own constituency of Stroud provides a microcosm of the way to move forward” says David Drew. “We have a vibrant farming community and many innovative projects, including a successful community agriculture scheme, biodynamic farms and many smallholdings.”

“Organic and alternative farming methods help to reduce carbon emissions, but farmers also need more support to protect resources that lock in carbon.”

Read the full House article here.

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