Author: Dr Philip Bicknell

Sustainable farming – stepping up to the challenge

Dr Philip Bicknell,
Tom Hind,
Dr Andrea Graham
Summary As a consequence of extensive debate the challenges of achieving global food security are well understood. It is now vital that policy makers identify the specific solutions needed to ensure farmers and growers in all parts of the world, including the UK, can respond through the sustainable intensification of agriculture. There are three essential ingredients. First, a better structured and more coherent science framework is required that takes basic research, translates …