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Farmer oaks diary

This morning I was checking the flock, thoughts about how great it will be when I have paid off all my debts and own a larger farm filled my mind. Glancing down the ridge towards the road I sited a wagon trundling along towards the village. Sat above a multitude of household goods, with a […]

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The Future of the British Countryside

For centuries the British rural landscape has been dominated by agriculture, beginning with Neolithic man about five thousand years ago. Before then, most of Britain was covered with forest. Prior to the Bronze Age (about 1700 B. C. ), what agriculture existed was ‘slash and burn’, with no permanent settlements. The Bronze Age saw the […]

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How Have Changes in Farming have altered the rural environment?

Farming has experienced many changes related to biological, chemical, mechanical and environmental developments. It has also developed because of new policies introduced and these development shave had a large impact on rural environments. One of the general ways agriculture has developed is by agribusiness. Agribusinesses are farms owned by large companies usually trans-national. These farms […]

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Conventional Farming V.S. Organic Farming

Organic farming had not played a role in the market in the previous years, yet today it is common in grocery stores around the country. Organic farming refers to the way farmers grow and process agricultural products, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products and meat. Organic farming is also constantly referred to as healthy, […]

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Chinese Frequent Food Safety Incidents

With the acceleration of economic globalization, food safety issues has gone beyond national boundaries and become a global gambit. The Ikea horse meatball scandal affected 17 countries across Europe had raised people’s attention to give more concern about what they are eating. With both coastal and inner area’s urbanization, China’s food safety and the regulations […]

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