Renewables and environment news around the UK

23 August 2019



Survey encourages farmers to health-check hedgerows

22 August 2019

Results will provide vital data

Farm company ordered to pay out £45k after polluting watercourses

22 August 2019

Company admits polluting watercourses

Group calls for more protection for National Park farmers

21 August 2019

Call for three-point plan to protect farming

Farming union urges members to formally complain to BBC

19 August 2019

It follows release of the IPCC's report

Consultation seeks views on radical shake-up of UK food

18 August 2019

Consultation on future of UK food

Group urges tougher punishments for hare coursing

16 August 2019

Illegal acts 'should face stronger penalties'

Environmental scheme to open soon for NI farmers

14 August 2019

Applications open from 19 August

Farmers slam Welsh government’s new pollution regulations

13 August 2019

Farmers say the plan is 'costly and complex'

Free range egg producers see bee numbers boost

12 August 2019

The scheme covers 57 acres

Farmers warn of UK food self-sufficiency decline

11 August 2019

Self-sufficiency 'must be kept above 61%'

IPCC recognises positive role of livestock farming

9 August 2019

Diets should include animal-sourced food

Farmers criticise media for 'biased' IPCC reporting

9 August 2019

Media focused heavily on meat and dairy

NI farmers concerned over livestock number 'myth'

6 August 2019

It is 'misrepresenting' the livestock industry

Unique farming technique brings splash of colour

6 August 2019

Wildflowers are now blooming

Yorkshire farmer recognised for nature-friendly farming

5 August 2019

Dales farmer awarded for wildlife improvement

Farmers call for major rewilding project to be scrapped

5 August 2019

It wants to restore 10,000ha of land

Abstraction changes 'increasingly important' for farms

2 August 2019

Farms can stay ahead on water management

High-tech Dutch egg farm balances efficiency with sustainability

1 August 2019

40k egg unit has a big heart and unique story

EFRA to examine how agriculture can achieve net zero

1 August 2019

'Agriculture must play its part'

Trees on farms 'can boost productivity by 30%'

30 July 2019

Planting trees can boost farm productivity

Green groups try to stop EU ban on terms like 'veggie burger'

30 July 2019

They think a ban would 'confuse consumers'

£2bn scheme to help farmers improve green credentials

30 July 2019

Projects to improve farming's green credentials

Water resources remain 'challenged' for some farmers

25 July 2019

Water prospects in some areas are 'poor'

Major sponsor joins global wheat innovation group

24 July 2019

The group looks to create new wheat varieties

Farmers at risk of missing out on 'vital funding'

23 July 2019

Farmers urged to take advantage

Cash incentive for landowners to restore peatland

19 July 2019

The scheme is available to all farmers

NFU calls for introduction of E10 petrol

18 July 2019

Increasing bioethanol 'crucial' to achieving net zero

General licence consultation open for Scottish farmers

18 July 2019

It comes amid ongoing legal challenges in England

Study shows costs of reseeding permanent pasture

16 July 2019

Impact of reseeding on carbon and nitrogen levels

UK farming must be sustainable by 2030, report says

16 July 2019

Report says next 10 years is 'critical'