Alyn Smith MEP, Scottish full member of the European Parliament's Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, has welcomed today's announcement by the Danish Prime Minister in the European Parliament of the new priorities of the Danish Presidency in the field of agriculture, notably to reopen the discussions on transparency on CAP beneficiaries, and to make the fight against antimicrobial resistance a priority of its food policy.Read more
SNP MEP Alyn Smith has today issued a warning to Scotland's farmers and wholesalers to look closely at pesticide products before purchasing to make sure that they are legitimate.Read more
Gone are the days that a discussion on climate change would conjure up images of vegetables patches, hemp bags and tofu; the stereotype of “being green” is just that- a stereotype. You can care about the planet if you are wealthy or poor, liberal or conservative, a small family or a multi-national corporation.
Published in The Caledonian Mercury 2 December 2011Read more