Renewables and environment news around the UK

22 October 2019



'Public goods': Upland farmers demand to know value of sector

21 October 2019

Govt urged to value the 'public goods' produced

Sheep groups to 'set record straight' on climate change

18 October 2019

It comes amid anti-farming sentiment in media

Dutch farmers drive tractors to The Hague in mass protest

18 October 2019

Farmers take to the roads in protest again

New energy scheme 'offers little' financial guarantee

15 October 2019

Attractive financial returns 'no longer guaranteed'

Farmers benefit from pollution advice service

14 October 2019

Nearly 20,000 farms have received advice

British farmers on the front line with extreme weather

10 October 2019

Short and long-term future doesn’t look rosy

Farm and contractors fined thousands after pollution incident

10 October 2019

Farm slurry entered a major Lancashire river

Farmers in 'Payment by Results' pilot deliver green goals

9 October 2019

Trial helped farmers boost wildlife

French farmers blockade roads in protest against 'agri bashing'

9 October 2019

Angry farmers block roads across France

Majority of Europeans against EU-Mercosur deal

8 October 2019

Cheap beef and deforestation are concerns

Cover crops help farmers capture nitrogen from AD

8 October 2019

It can boost effectiveness of anaerobic digestate

Climate change activists urged to embrace British wool

7 October 2019

Sheep farmers 'do more than just feed a nation'

Farmers 'show leadership' in environmental work, NFU says

4 October 2019

Comments come as State of Nature report released

'Grass to gas': New sheep breed aims to emit less methane

3 October 2019

Scientists to breed sheep that produce less GHG

Trial reveals point of 'peak profit' to cut livestock emissions

2 October 2019

Study analysed six years of real-world data

Registration extended for pesticide disposal scheme

2 October 2019

The scheme aims to reduce risk of farm pollution

NFU backs campaign looking to boost UK biomass

2 October 2019

NFU pledges support to Biomass Heat Works! campaign

Video: Dutch farmers protest against industry's 'negative image'

2 October 2019

Thousands of farmers call for greater recognition

Young farmers discuss lower carbon future

26 September 2019

Farmers look at future and potential barriers

Sheep farmer plants 50,000 trees to secure farm's future

26 September 2019

The trees will provide a new income stream

Welsh farmers criticise new general licences

24 September 2019

Farmers call out NRW for 'running scared'

British lamb 'a solution' to climate change, body says

23 September 2019

Sheep have 'vital role' in tackling climate change

Austria's rejection of Mercosur could derail EU trade deal

23 September 2019

Concern mounts over environment and Amazon

Pilot project looking to reduce flood risk begins on farm

20 September 2019

Project using nature to tackle flooding

Feeding cattle biochar could reduce nitrate leaching

20 September 2019

Field lab to look at findings

£2m fund opens to restore flood-affected farmland

20 September 2019

Funds opens after severe summer flooding

£3bn needed for greener farming post-Brexit, charities say

19 September 2019

CAP money 'must be re-invested'

Veganism not the 'biggest threat' to dairy industry

18 September 2019

Environmental performance more of an issue

Scottish farmer recognised for nature-friendly farming

18 September 2019

Heather Rae awarded for environmentally-friendly farming

'Climate breakdown' could hit UK with food shortages, MPs say

17 September 2019

The UK imports 40% of its food