Vogelman Koks about nature policy in the Netherlands – More money, fewer larks – about the money that has supplanted farmers’ nature – Foodlog

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The early seeds of becoming a bird researcher were already sown in the 1970s. My parents exchanged the village of Wormer for farmland in the Kop van Noord-Holland. I was a dreamy little boy who actually wanted to be a farmer. After school I could always be found at the neighbors who have a dairy … Read more

Flowers cost the most pesticides – the Netherlands sprays considerably less, yet the Netherlands would be under ‘blanket of poison’ – Foodlog

Flowers cost the most pesticides the Netherlands sprays considerably

Dutch farmers used five million kilos of crop protection products in 2020. That seems like a lot, but compared to 2016 there is a decrease of 11%. At that time, Dutch agriculture used a total of 5.6 million kilos of active substances. It reports that CBS. Since 2016, the dosage per hectare has decreased by … Read more

Nearly a million culled stable birds in the Netherlands – The risk of bird flu spreading has a different weight than pre-Covid – Foodlog

Nearly a million culled stable birds in the Netherlands

As of October 2021, 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America have reported outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu in poultry. The risk to humans is increasing, warns the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). “This time the situation is more difficult and riskier because we see more variants popping up, making them … Read more

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