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How hedge management can increase revenue and biodiversity

Carbon markets could unlock a £60m revenue stream for farmers willing to manage their hedgerows to help mitigate climate change. Hedgerows sequester carbon at more than twice the rate of…

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How livestock farmers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Adapting farming practices can help livestock producers reduce their carbon footprint, increasing profitability as well as the environmental credentials of British meat. Improving productivity by utilising better animal genetics, reseeding…

POULTRY

Poultry producer pledges to help clean up River Wye

Farmer efforts to reduce phosphate losses into the river Wye in Herefordshire have received a significant boost from the poultry sector, after a major broiler production company announced steps to…

INPUT MARKETS AND PRICES

Buying group's index records extent of input price hikes

Farm input inflation in the year to the end of September rocketed by almost 22% overall, with further increases in fertiliser and fuel prices adding to the cost burden since…

GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT

How switching from sucklers to a dairy-beef system cut costs

Devon farmer Johnny Haimes has cut costs and increased his net margin by 70% since switching from running a suckler herd enterprise to a native-cross-dairy finishing system. Covering 223ha (550…

POTATOES

Sutton Bridge crop storage facility to be sold

The AHDB has confirmed the Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research (SBCSR) facility will hit the open market shortly, as the winding down of activity across AHDB Potatoes continues. The facility,…

NEWS

UK's first carbon-neutral potato crop grown in Wales

The UK’s first carbon-neutral potatoes are being grown in Wales to tackle the “huge effect” the food industry has on climate change. Root Zero, a new product line for Pembrokeshire-based…

NEWS

Cumbrian farmer appointed new vice-chair at Red Tractor

Cumbrian beef and sheep farmer Alistair Mackintosh has been appointed as the new vice-chair of the Red Tractor farm and food assurance scheme. Mr Mackintosh has been sector chair of…

TENANCIES AND RENTS

Seven county farms available to let in Devon

Devon County Council is making seven starter farms available to new entrants on seven-year farm business tenancies starting in March 2022. The farms range in size from 55 acres to…

FARM POLICY

Animal Rebellion scale Defra building in anti-meat protest

Protesters from animal rights organisation Animal Rebellion have scaled Defra’s second main office in London, to highlight their demands for an end to livestock farming. Specifically, they are calling for…

YOUNG FARMERS

NFYFC reports membership rise as campaign week begins

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) has reported a rise in membership numbers as the rural youth group kicks off its annual campaign week, this year focused on…

PAYMENTS, SCHEMES AND GRANTS

National Parks turn to business for green investment

The 15 national park authorities in the UK have announced they are looking to carry out a massive programme of nature restoration, using a green funding platform which will draw…

TRANSITION

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Growing recognition that farmers have an important role in combating climate change is shining the spotlight on carbon management. Carbon is an important subject for farmers to understand for two…

 

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