In a field a sign reads "Conservation margin please keep off"© Tim Scrivener
Public-private funding initiatives will form an important part of post-Brexit policy, if the government is to meet the twin objectives of creating a sustainable future for farming while improving the natural environment. Addressing a seminar in London, rural enterprise director for the National Trust (NT), Patrick Begg, said the time was ripe for some new thinking. “We absolutely want a profitable, thriving farming industry, but it needs to move beyond the fundamental dependence on direct subsidies that currently prevails,” Mr […]
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