Tag: Oxford Farming Conference

Food for thought – Spelman’s speech at Oxford

A wordcloud highlights the patriotic farmer-friendly tone of Defra secretary Caroline Spelman’s speech to this year’s Oxford Farming Conference. Continue reading

A quiet Oxford life for Caroline Spelman?

DEFRA secretary Caroline Spelman will have a lower profile at this week’s Oxford Farming Conference following her 2011 call for the abolition of farm subsidies. Continue reading

Meat on the bones of Defra’s food strategy

Politicians are increasingly using the Oxford Farming Conference as a platform to set the agenda for the agricultural year. Continue reading

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