Index

Index

Africa (n) xv, 10, 17, 18, 23, 24, 48 - 51, 74, 78- 82, 86, 89-91, 104-05, 141, 144, 196, 200, 204, 214-15,

Agricultural Acts 3, 15, 16

Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) 85, 88, 91, 94-100, 107, 221

Agri-environment Schemes 113-14, 130, 227

Agro-ecology 108, 135, 139, 149, 233

Arable 4, 5, 22, 32, 41, 52, 88, 111-2, 114, 119 -23, 128-30, 135, 141, 180, 194, 216, 228, 235

Arch, Joseph 93

Archers , The 103-4, 122,

ASDA 58,

Asia xv, 10, 51, 74, 82, 86, 91, 104-5, 167, 179, 210,

Attlee, Clement 15, 16

Australia (Australasia) xv, 11, 43, 49, 58, 64, 71, 74, 77, 154-5, 184, 210

Benn, Hilary 109, 127,

Biodiversity 14, 21, 36, 55, 113, 116, 119, 124-5, 130, 144-8, 180, 216, 219, 235

Blair, Tony 48, 110,

Boyd Orr, John 19,

Brazil (ian) 18, 24, 44, 51, 71-7, 89-90, 112, 149, 195, 199, 208,

Brown, Gordon 54, 57,

BSSRS 20-1, 235

Butz, Earl 22, 156-57, 195

‘Cake and Eat it’ 8, 30, 37, 41, 44, 85, 208,

Cameron, David 80, 151, 165, 198

Canada 13, 15, 44, 64, 73-5,118, 154-55, 178-79, 195, 202, 208-09

Capital (ism/t) 18, 20-1, 31, 37, 40, 48, 67, 69, 79, 81-2, 90-1, 101, 103, 108, 139-40, 184, 197, 215, 227

Carbon xv, 103, 108, 114, 116, 118, 120-24, 126, 134-5, 141, 167, 170, 223 228

Capture 107, 114, 167, 170, 228, 135-36, 167, 170, 228

Counting 186,

Dioxide 114, 116, 121-22, 170, 175

Monoxide 175

Offsetting 116

Soil 103, 120, 128, 135, 170

Storage and Sequestration 116, 118, 126, 128, 140, 143

Casualisation 83, 85

China 18, 22, 24, 35, 46, 48-51, 54, 59, 64, 72, 74-77, 90, 149, 158, 180, 182, 185, 192, 200, 203, 208-10,223,

CODEX alimentarius 49, 104,, 171, 196, 209, 230

Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) xv -xvii, 5, 17, 22, 24-5, 31, 33-5, 54, 106-7, 113-4, 130, 222-6, 230, 235

Commonwealth 18, ,50-1, 77-8

Conservative Party – see Tory

Co-operatives (Co-op) 58, 65, 79, 149, 172, 188

Corbyn, Jeremy 39

Corn Laws 3, 13, 93

Country Landowners Association 5,

Countryside Survey xv, 120-1, 124, 127, 130, 228,

Cuba (n) 182, 233

Customs union xii, xv, 8-9, 28-30, 38-41, 47, 50, 66, 73, 191, 196-97, 201, 210, 212, 230

Davis, David 31, 72-3, 197

Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) xiv, 32, 36, 96, 119, 121, 123, 128-31, 145, 148, 163, 172, 196, 201, 227, 232, 235

Minister 127.

Secretary 11, 32

Department of International Trade 74, 81, 195

Dietary Guidelines 150, 154, 156-9, 161, 217, 228, 235

Dow Chemicals 180-1

Dupont 180-1

East Malling Research Station 55, 59, 133, 168

Eden Project 59, 117

England 4-6, 21, 33, 35, 52, 56, 84, 91, 95, 97,100, 107, 112-13, 115-16, 119-20, 122, 129-30, 134, 141-5, 152-4, 158, 163, 170, 192, 194, 205, 218-21

European (s) 11, 15, 45, 53, 84, 114, 118, 142, 162, 191, 197, 201, 224-5, 227

Commission 17, 25, 30, 71, 115, 143, 165, 173

Court of Justice 36,

Directives xiv, 3, 29, 30-3, 36, 98, 130, 171, 191

Economic Area 30, 50

Food Safety Agency (EFSA) 32, 159, 165, 173

Free Trade Association 30, 38, 230

Parliament 176, 205

Regional Development Fund 35,

Regulations 30-1, 36, 45, 87, 112, 119, 128, 130, 141, 162-3, 171, 191, 196-7, 202-3, 205

Standards 37,

Union (and EEC) 3, 14, 39, 69, 85, 113, 198, 205, 211

Wine Cellar 31

Eustice, George 34, 164, 211

Famine 13-4, 18, 78, 178

Food

Banks, 26, 63, 148, 188, 217

Capital 21, 67, 69, 79

Chain (s) xi, 12, 29, 38, 48, 53, 57, 63, 66, 79-82, 104, 107, 139, 142, 168, 207, 213

Policy 10, 22, 27, 63, 96, 231-2

Processed (inc PAPs) xv, 8, 23, 29, 39, 42, 44-5, 49, 57, 160, 191,199, 202, 206, 218

Protected 34, 36

Safety 38, 49, 66, 199, 230

Security 54, 66, 72, 81, 108, 140, 149, 174, 234

Sustainable xiv, 12, 53, 56, 59-60, 96, 139-40, 149-50, 182, 218

Trade Deficit (FTD) xvi, 9, 11, 50, 63-4, 223, 225

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) 19, 80, 104, 135, 146-7, 171, 214, 230-1, 235

Food Ethics Council (FEC) 5, 124

Forest 24, 59, 110-11, 114-19, 123, 134, 140-3, 180, 213, 216, 228

Fox, Liam 195

France 11, 53, 64, 76, 81, 109, 149, 155, 163, 179, 193, 195, 197, 203, 205-6, 210-4

Free Trade Agreements 41, 47, 50, 73-5, 77-8, 191, 202, 210

Friends of the Earth (FoE) 32,

Fructose, see HFCS/Isoglucose

Gangmasters Licensing Authority (now GLAA) 91,

Germany 8, 44, 64, 76, 81, 102,109, 163, 182, 195, 203-4, 207

Global Warming (and Climate Change- CC) xvi, 9, 21, 54, 111, 114, 115-6 (CC), 116, 117-8, 119-21 (CC), 121, 125-6, 128 (CC) 136, 140-1, 143 (CC) 144, 168, 170, 173-5, 216, 219 (CC) 227-8,

Globalisation 23, 48, 69-70

Glyphosate xv, 165-7, 170-1, 173-5, 185-6

Gove, Michael 36, 212, 225, 233

Greenpeace 182

Hammond, Philip 3, 73, 222

Harmonise (d) 28-9, 31, 38, 71, 208, 214

Harper Adams College 123, 132, 139

Hazards 20, 98-9, 171-5

Herbicides (weedkilllers) 123, 162, 165-70, 175, 180, 185

Heseltine, Michael 7, 104

HFCS / Isoglucose 157, 161, 193-4, 221,

Hormone (s)48, 64, 71, 75, 153, 188,199, 206-9,221

Hot Springs Conference 232

HSE (Health and Safety Executive) xiv, xv, 5, 55, 98-9, 102, 165, 167

Hunger 10, 21-2, 49, 148, 153, 186

Immigration 6, 37-8, 40, 53, 84-5, 101, 220

Incredible Edible (s) xi, xii, 55-6, 117, 231

Insecticides 33, 162-5, 175, 180, 183, 185-6

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) 17, 165,

IPCC (International Panel on Climate Change) 121, 125-6,

Ireland 52, 105-6, 114, 155, 182, 192, 197, 199, 201, 207, 211, 214

IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco, and Allied Workers Associations) 83, 236

Japan 11, 22, 49, 64, 81, 154-5, 192, 209, 223

Johnson, Boris 211

Kellogg’s 192-3

Kenya 50-1, 78, 82, 144, 149

Keys, Ancel 154-7, 203

Krebs, Lord 119

L(l) abour (ers) xv, xvii, 3, 5, 8, 13, 15-18, 26-7, , 31, 33-4, 39-40, 48, 53-5, 60, 63, 67,68,70, 76, 83-1-8, 108,111, 197, 203, 207-8, 216-21, 224, 226, 230, 233-4

Government 15, 33, 87, 94, 127, 132

Party 23, 29, 37, 39, 87,111, 224, 226, 232

Land 8, 13 14, 17, 21-2, 24, 27, 33, 35, 40-1, 50, 53-4, 56, 58-60, 63, 75-6, 78, 83, 88, 92, 97, 100-1, 106-8, 109-136, 139-43, 149-50, 164, 168, 170, 176, 180, 184, 199, 215-21, 223-4, 226-28, 231-4

Grades 111-12

Use xiii. xv, xvii, 3, 5, 9, 117-19

Landfill 149, 213

Landowners 12, 24, 33-4, 76, 96, 100, 106, 110, 114, 178, 188, 220, 224, 226-7

Landworker (s) 34, 111, 221 224

Alliance 227

Lantra 97, 100

Leadsom ,Andrea 32-3, 49, 53, 119,

Liberal Democrats (lib Dems) 95-7

Lidl 58

MacSharry, Ray 22,

Magic Money Tree 6-7, 234,

Mansholt, Sicco 16

Marks and Spencer 58, 84,

Marshall Plan 15,

Marx, Karl 13, 91, 108,

May, Theresa 7, 29, 43, 46, 89

McGovern 153-4, 157,

Modern slaves 90, 92

Monsanto 22, 132, 135, 166-7, 170, 179-82, 184-5, 200

Morrison’s 58, 67, 84

National Farmers Union (NFU) 3, 32-3, 55, 58, 80, 84-5, 95, 98-9, 109, 127, 162, 164-6, 194, 201, 220, 223, 225

Neoliberalism 92

Neonics (Neonicotinoids) xv, 33, 162-4, 166, 173, 175

New Zealand 35, 43, 49, 58, 65, 71, 74, 77 155, 209-10, 222-3,

Nitrate (s) 123, 140, 143-5, 188, 216, 228

Northern Ireland xvi, 13, 33, 41, 52, 86, 97, 112, 201

Organic 49, 54, 95, 99, 107, 113, 122-4, 128-9, 135, 170, 184-3, 209

PAPs (Processed Agricultural Products) xv,8, 73, 199, 202, 230

Pasture 22, 52, 58-9, 75, 107, 111-13, 119-20, 122-3, 135, 140-1, 210, 216, 228

Pesticides xiv, xv, 20, 32, 36-7, 99, 145 162-69, 171-5, 177, 183, 185, 188, 228, 230

Plantations 5, 18, 22, 50, 78, 88-91, 94, 96-7, 101, 112,149, 215, 217

Plant Breeders Rights 75, 183,

Populism 7, 48

Protectionism/t 49, 69, 73

Quantitative Easing (QE) 6-7, 103,

Quotas 8-9, 14, 38, 43, 45, 47, 70-1, 161, 193-4, 202, 204, 206, 208-11.

Ractopamine 48, 208, 221

Research Stations 55-6, 59, 102, 107, 131-3, 164, 168, 180-1, 204-5

Retail Consortium 151,

Rothamsted (Research Station) 59-60, 164, 168, 181, 187,

Russia (USSR) 17, 22, 51, 54, 72, 75-6, 87, 133, 147, 178, 184, 195, 208, 233

Sainsbury(’s) 58, 84, 151, 176, 181, 187

Sanitary (and Phytosanitary) measures 45, 49, 71-2, 194, 206, 215

Sarkozy, Nicholas 80

School meals 23

Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (SAWS) 89, 102, 220, 236

Scotland 33-5, 41, 56, 58, 83, 97, 110-2, 116, 203, 218

Seeds 56, 64, 90, 108, 113, 122, 126-7, 132-3, 147, 163-4, 177-84, 187, 231, 234

Single (internal) Market xiv, 7-9, 28-31, 37-41, 44, 49-50, 54, 66. 69, 72, 84-5, 101, 197, 199, 205, 208, 214, 230

Soil(s) xi, xiv, xv, 3, 5, 14, 22, 33, 60, 76, 83, 89, 92, 108, 109-12, 116-36, 139-41, 143, 145, 168, 170, 172, 182-3, 188, 194, 216-17, 222, 227-8

Animals (creatures) 112,114,116, 123-7, 135, 140, 145, 148, 167-70, 228

Carbon 103, 107,120, 128, 135, 170

Erosion 112, 119-20, 128-9

Evolution 126-

Framework Directive 33, 109, 127

Health 123-5, 128-9

Organic matter 123-4, 170

Science 91, 134, 228

Soil Association 149, 177

Stapledon, George 19, 112

Starmer, Keir 39

Sugar(s) 10, 15, 17, 25, 31, 43, 60, 71,90,143, 151, 153, 156-61, 183, 192-95, 202, 214, 228, 233

Tax , 194, 217

Syngenta 22, 33, 176, 179-80, 184

Tariff (s) xv, 3, 8-9, 24, 28-30, 38-45, 47, 64, 69, 70-1, 74-9, 84, 101, 191, 193-4, 196-202, 204-12, 214-15, 220-1, 225, 230

Non-tariff 28, 38-9, 74

Tate & Lyle 5, 31, 71, 194

Tenant Farmers (Association) 25, 66

Tesco 22, 58, 77, 84, 199,

Thatcher, Margaret 10, 22-3, 94, 97, 131

Tolpuddle (Martyrs) 83, 93

Todmorden xii, 55-6, 117, 199, 220, 231

Tory (Tories/Conservative) 3, 6-7, 13 23, 29, 39, 46, 49, 88, 95, 222, 225

Trade (deals) xiv, 8-9, 12, 23, 40-50, 54, 60, 63-82, 84, 101, 162, 196, 201, 203-7, 210-11, 216, 220—21,225, 233

Fair 54-5

Free xv, 19, 24, 29, 30, 38-40, 43, 47-8, 51, 85, 105, 107, 194, 200,205-7, 212,222, 226, 234

International 9, 22, 24, 46, 49, 69, 72, 118, 208

Name 165, 179

Unions (inc Bakery, General) 20, 32, 50, 95, 98, 105-6, 172, 214, 219, 226

Trump, Donald 7, 35, 48, 69, 74-5, 181, 207

Unite the Union (inc.TGWU, NUAAW) xiv, 5, 55, 86-7, 90, 93-5, 98-9, 114, 165, 167

United Nations (UN) Environment Programme 144

United States of America (USA) 15, 22, 24, 44, 64, 71-2, 75, 81-2, 102, 118, 154, 157, 167, 173, 194, 199, 204, 209

Vavilov, Nicholas 90, 133, 147

Waitrose 95,

Wales 5, 34, 41, 52, 84, 95, 97, 112, 115-16, 129-30, 152, 154, 170, 205, 218

Water 9, 29, 32-3, 36, 51, 53, 63, 78-9, 105, 109, 114-17, 123, 126-7, 133, 139-41, 143-5, 150, 158, 162, 172, 179, 184-5, 204, 208, 212-14, 216-17, 224, 228, 234

Conservation139

Mineral 213-14

Virtual 51, 143

Williams, Tom 15

Workers 6, 13, 20, 23, 34, 50-1, 54, 58, 77, 80, 83-108, 158, 166-7, 171, 180, 184-5, 192, 198, 219, 224-6, 230-3, 234

Brewery 83, 105-6

Farm xiv, xv, 5, 34, 88-9, 92-4, 97-9, 122, 136, 167-8, 220

Fish 85, 211-12

Food 85-6, 106

Forest 114

Land 34, 111, 221 224

Migrant 5-8, 34, 40 ,52, 55, 84 – 89, 104, 112, 220

Packhouse 95

Poultry 86-7

Rural 98, 226

Science 92, 107, 132,156

World Health Organisation (WHO) xv, 10, 23

World Trade Organisation (WTO) xv, 24-5, 40, 42-9, 70-4, 105, 118, 194, 205-6, 230

World War

First 14, 133

Second 3, 6, 14, 19, 58, 110, 111, 133, 204, 231, 233

Wye College 5, 17-18, 89, 92, 110, 132, 168-9

YouGov polls 32, 85

Yudkin, John 156, 161