Catchment Sensitive Farming advice is now available to farmers, land managers and growers across England following the expansion of the programme. Local Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) advisers provide confidential on-farm support and advice across the farming community to encourage uptake of new and existing agricultural schemes and help farmers comply with regulation to deliver environmental […]

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Tens of thousands of new homes face being delayed or scrapped because of river pollution that could cost the economy £16bn, a BBC investigation has found. Tougher rules on phosphate river pollution targets have been brought in – but that could affect 100,000 new-build homes in England and Wales.     Experts say more phosphate, found in […]

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The water quality in nearly half of Ireland’s rivers, lakes, and waterways is in “unsatisfactory” condition, with farming run-off in the south the culprit for much of the “alarming” deterioration. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned the further decline in water quality means Ireland is currently off course to meet the EU and national […]

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