Renewables and environment news around the UK

12 April 2021

Applications for post-Brexit farming pilot soon closes

11 April 2021

Farmers only have until midnight to apply

Cover crop funding scheme to be extended

9 April 2021

Farm scheme to capture excess nitrate

Farmers take part in record breaking Big Farmland Bird Count

8 April 2021

More than double the amount of volunteers for 2021

Researchers to create net zero roadmap for dairy farmers

8 April 2021

Roadmap will be used as blueprint for UK dairy

Union to launch legal challenge over 'damaging' NVZ rules

7 April 2021

NFU Cymru says it is finalising preparations

New woodland creation scheme offers rent to farmers

31 March 2021

Forestry England unveils tree planting scheme

North Wales dairy co-op bags top environmental accolade

31 March 2021

Welsh co-operative just got even greener

Green buyers fuel record investment in Scottish estates

31 March 2021

Major appetite for environmental investment

40 dairy farms take part in pioneering soil carbon project

31 March 2021

Project will carry out intensive soil carbon analysis

Plans underway for UK's first school of sustainable farming

30 March 2021

School will help farmers become more green

The Essex arable farmer who has turned to agroecology

26 March 2021

George Young didn't take a conventional route

South of Scotland's biggest community buyout completes

26 March 2021

5,200 acres of land now owned by community

First Milk pledges net zero on all farms by 2040

24 March 2021

Milk co-op rolls out new green action plans

Biodiversity funding available for Midlands farmers

23 March 2021

Severn Trent's fund scheme open until 2022

Trees may replace sheep farms due to Brexit, says study

23 March 2021

Welsh land use to see big change due to Brexit

Seaweed helps cattle reduce methane emissions by 82%

19 March 2021

Study says results may transform livestock farming

Climate change: Cattle heat stress and late blight to 'increase'

19 March 2021

Met Office examined effects on UK farming

New loan scheme helps farmers with woodland creation

18 March 2021

Forestry loan to help small scale woodland projects

Surge in green buyers fuels boom in Scottish estate interest

18 March 2021

2020 an 'extraordinary year' for Scottish rural market

First Milk's Cumbria farmers to up protection of watercourses

16 March 2021

30 local farmers will adjust practices

Tories seek 'voluntary approach' as all-Wales NVZ looms

15 March 2021

Welsh Tories call it a 'regulatory overstep'

Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot opens to farmers

15 March 2021

Farmers can now apply to participate

New £2.7 tree planting fund available for local authorities

12 March 2021

Authorities urged to work with landowners

Beware of oversold energy installations, farmers warned

11 March 2021

Some firms sell 'unfeasibly large' installations

Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot to open for applications

10 March 2021

Pilot agreements to be rolled out from October

Large-scale energy crop farms may increase water scarcity

10 March 2021

Scientists warn of increased water stress

Second round of Green Recovery Challenge Fund opens

9 March 2021

Grants of up to £2 million each now available

Purchase volume of premium red meat cuts rises sharply

8 March 2021

Premium cuts now outperforming cheaper ones

Shropshire farmers to boost farmland bird numbers

8 March 2021

New conservation demonstration project

Morrisons' farmer suppliers to be 'net zero by 2030'

8 March 2021

Retailer makes industry first pledge