Soil health improved by fermented compost

Bokashi, a fermented alternative to compost, could help farmers improve soil organic matter and carbon retention.  

UK’s first School of Sustainable Food and Farming

Plans are in progress to develop the UK’s first School of Sustainable Food and Farming at Harper Adams University, in Shropshire. 

UK’s biggest ever farmland bird count shows farmers committing to conservation

Participation in an annual nationwide survey of farmland birds has more than doubled. Britain’s farmers and gamekeepers have shown their long-term commitment to conservation alongside productive land-use by completing this year’s GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count in record numbers.

The Dairy Group receives award to research a dairy industry blueprint on achieving Net Zero

The Trehane Trust has awarded a £15,000 bursary to national dairy advisory company, The Dairy Group, to research and recommend a roadmap for UK dairy farmers to become net zero within the Government’s timeframe.

BBC promotes anti-meat agenda, accuses National Beef Assocation

The BBC has stooped to new depths in attempting to direct children in a way that could be harmful to their health and growth, says the National Beef Association (NBA) in response to the broadcaster’s new ‘one-sided’ Blue Peter initiative.

Revolutionary all-electric, mini robotic platform launches

Auto Spray Systems has announced the launch of a new breed of autonomous robot – the first of its kind in Europe – which promises increased efficiency and reduce emissions.

Peas, beans and precision farming ‘top measures for cutting emissions’

Growing peas and beans and precision farming are among the most effective measures in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on farms, new research has found.

E10 biofuel rollout “good news for farmers”

NFU welcomes news that eco-friendly fuel will be available by this autumn, providing a boost to UK wheat and sugar sectors, whilst helping to deliver the government’s green agenda.

Law firm partners with NFU for green energy webinar

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP hosted the first in a series of energy-focussed webinars, partnering with NFU Energy to look at green energy projects in the agricultural sector.

An organic farming business looking to the future

Introducing Beef Shorthorn – complementing environmental land management schemes.

Lock into long-term secure returns by leasing your land for solar

UK farmers looking at environmental diversification are being encouraged to consider leasing their land for solar development to secure long-term secure returns and help to lower UK emissions.

Meeting the ‘net zero’ goal post-Covid

As environmental concerns rise up the agenda, the CCC publishes a sixth carbon budget, including recommended steps for agriculture.

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