Farming bosses welcome government response to independent review on Dartmoor

The British farming community warmly welcomed the recent government response to the independent review of Dartmoor, saying that it has carefully considered given recommendations and offered workable solutions for everyone. 

Lynx debate reignites as exhibition is set to go on tour in the UK

The question of lynx reintroduction to the UK has resurfaced, with some farmers arguing in favour of the scheme, despite ongoing concerns about the impacts to livestock.

Flooding fund opens today to support affected farmers  

A fund to help farmers affected by flooding has just been launched. The Farming Recovery Fund is set to support farmers who suffered uninsurable damage to their land due to flooding earlier this year.

Norfolk farm to screen inspiring documentary about farmers’ regenerative journey

A Norfolk farm will screen an inspiring documentary about a group of British farmers transforming the way they produce food.  

Farmers need flooding fund to open following wettest winter in decades 

Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is calling for the flood fund to open as soon as possible following farmers fears for the 2024 harvest after one of the wettest and stormiest winters in decades. 

Would you like to help track UK hedgehogs?

Volunteers are needed to help sort artificial intelligence data to track the declining UK hedgehog population. 

SFI cap welcomed by farming groups

Farming groups have expressed relief that the government has listened to the sector’s growing fears that environmental schemes could pose a threat to food security.

How can farmers balance green schemes with food production? 

A rural property expert encourages farmers to carefully consider to what extent they enter new environmental schemes after inheritance tax relief was extended in the Spring Budget. 

Farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson launches wildflower seeds collection 

Well-known farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson just announced the launch of his new online store with its first product, a range of British wildflower seeds. 

Farmers warned to prepare for Environment Agency inspections 

A farm business management expert warns farmers to be prepared for a visit from the Environment Agency amid a sharp rise in inspections. 

Controversial Red Tractor module axed 

Red Tractor’s chair has acknowledged that errors were made in the development of the Greener Farms Commitment.

Farmers will be paid up to £11,600 per ha for planting woodland 

Defra has just announced a significant uplift in England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO) payments. This means that farmers can now receive up to £11,600 per hectare for planting woodland, following a 45% increase. 

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