Renewables and environment news around the UK

18 January 2021

Novel tool helps reduce fertiliser damage to environment

18 January 2021

It helps farmers find safest way to use fertiliser

Defra's signals intention to issue grants to tackle air quality issues

15 January 2021

2021 grants potentially provide up to £60k of funding

Scottish farmers call for more support in climate change fight

14 January 2021

It could be 'left as one of the most polluting sectors'

Shetland crofter using trees to revitalise business

14 January 2021

He will plant a further 2,500 trees thanks to grant

Trees: the root to securing environmental support payments?

13 January 2021

Farmers urged to look into woodland planting

'It's not the cow, it's the how': Butcher stresses UK meat's sustainability

13 January 2021

The NFU has praised the butcher's opinion piece

Urea fertiliser consultation nears end amid possible ban

8 January 2021

Consultation 'will impact the way we farm'

Committee calls for scaling up of miscanthus planting

7 January 2021

Bioenergy crops 'key' in achieving net zero

New funds for farmers looking to conserve turtle doves

6 January 2021

£320,000 available to farmers in East Anglia

Emphasise UK meat's sustainability this year, sector says

4 January 2021

Topic of climate change set to dominate 2021

New projects to tackle climate change in Scottish farming

4 January 2021

They will explore ways to cut emissions

Competition to find 'climate friendly farming champion'

30 December 2020

Initiative to showcase farmers' efforts

Agri-Environment Climate Scheme to open on limited basis

30 December 2020

It provides vital support to Scottish farmers

Highland farmer to create landscape size woodland

22 December 2020

933 hectare project will stretch over 12km

Farmer fined £11,000 after slurry kills thousands of fish

21 December 2020

The spill caused a 'devastating impact' on the river

NI farmers urged to apply to new £4m small woodland grant

17 December 2020

Small Woodland Grant Scheme opens for applications

Farmers trial solutions to commonly breached pollution rules

17 December 2020

Systems to prevent poaching near watercourses

Welsh government plans to end direct payments in 2022

16 December 2020

New Sustainable Farming Scheme will replace BPS

Charity launches legal challenge against beaver cull

14 December 2020

Trees For Life unveils £40,000 crowdfunding appeal

Backlash as climate report urges public to eat less meat

9 December 2020

Advisers say meat consumption must fall by a fifth

Bradford Estates unveils new regenerative farming plan

9 December 2020

Plan will 'ensure healthy legacy for generations'

Welsh sheep farms have 'lowest carbon footprints in world'

9 December 2020

Welsh hill farms among world's most sustainable

50 NI livestock farms to form new sustainable network

9 December 2020

Farms will benchmark carbon sequestration

Over 3,500 farmers to receive sustainable farming grant

8 December 2020

They will receive £18m toward purchase of equipment

Saturday Kitchen host urges public to try red meat at Christmas

8 December 2020

Lamb and beef for 'climate-conscious consumers'

NFU welcomes new target to cut UK emissions by 68% by 2030

8 December 2020

The climate target is among the highest in world

Walkers uses potato peelings for make farm fertiliser

7 December 2020

Crisps firm will reduce its carbon footprint

Farmer accused of 'obliterating' habitats after dredging river

7 December 2020

He said he did so to protect houses from floods

New £4m fund to help spur on mass tree planting

7 December 2020

Target of 30,000ha of new trees per year

New ammonia proposals 'will damage Welsh farms'

4 December 2020

NFU Cymru strongly opposed to new ammonia plan