Nitrogen fertiliser spreading on oilseed rape© Tim Scrivener/Rex Features
Farmers face new limits on fertiliser use to tackle pollution following the publication of the government’s 25-year plan to protect and enhance the environment. The new rules are just one measure included in the long-awaited plan, unveiled by prime minister Theresa May on Thursday (11 January). Further measures in the 151-page document cover soil, water, pesticides and chemicals – and proposals for a new agri-environment scheme. Other industries will also be expected to play their part as the government seeks […]