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So Michael Gove has spoken. Future farm subsidies will be assessed on the environmental and public benefits delivered by farmers – a green Brexit, hard or soft. Who decides what those benefits are, and how they can be delivered, is another matter. To take three examples, the RSPB, NFU and George Monbiot have all had their say, and they all want different things (surprise, surprise). If stewardship is to be part of that, we will need a new, home-grown and […]