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An email came into us today from a Mr Maurice Lyons,  you may find it interesting.

Apple scab disease

A useful booklet about the cycle and  the control, with a few recipes too. AppleScabDisease

Urgent seed action: Colourful variety not standardized uniformity!

Please sign our Petition „Seeds: Colourful variety not standardized uniformity!“ and pass on this email to your friends and colleagues. Thank you! Dear Friends of Save Our Seeds, On 6th May, the European Commission will submit a draft provision for the revision of EU seed legislation. The provision includes high charges for the admission procedure ...

BREAKING: European Commission to criminalize nearly all seeds and plants not registered with government Learn more:

(NaturalNews) A new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to "grow, reproduce or trade" any vegetable seeds that have not been "tested, approved and accepted" by a new EU bureaucracy named the "EU Plant Variety Agency." It's called the Plant Reproductive Material Law, and it attempts to put the government in charge ...

Consumer groups: regain control over food Esther Vivas

What do we eat? Where does, how it has developed and what price we pay for what we buy? These are questions that increasingly more consumers are formulated. In a globalized world, where the distance between farmer and consumer has elongated to the point in which both have virtually no impact on the food chain, ...

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