Catchment Sensitive Farming report highlights wide range of successful actions. Eight in 10 farmers receiving advice from the government’s Catchment Sensitive Farming service have seen improvements in water quality on their land or benefited financially, a new report published today (14 October) shows. Nearly 20,000 farms – equivalent to 34 per cent of England’s total […]

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Flooding advice for farmers and land managers This guidance gives information for farmers and land managers whose land has been flooded. Published 16 August 2019 From: Rural Payments Agency, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Forestry Commission, Environment Agency, Natural England, British Cattle Movement Service, and Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents Temporary measures and minor change request Force majeure […]

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BBC    Salmon farming giant Mowi has offered to close two “contentious” Scottish sea loch sites in exchange for permission to relocate them to offshore waters. Mowi said it had identified its sites at Loch Ewe and Loch Duich as “candidates for relocation”. It also cited their proximity to sensitive wild salmonid habitats as reasons for […]

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