Does technology hold the answer to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in farming?

Pressure is mounting for a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from farms. Technology is becoming increasingly important, allowing farmers to understand their farm’s current environmental impact and identify areas for improvement.

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The Agriculture Bill: New three-tiered system rewards farmers who enhance the environment

As farmers face pressure to manage their land through more sustainable farming practices, on Wednesday (25 February 2020) Defra announced new policies for the Agriculture Bill which aim to support farmers' work towards environmental land management. Read more


The new Agriculture Bill rewards farmers for protecting soil

The UK's soil contains around 10 billion tonnes of carbon, that’s roughly 80 years of annual greenhouse gas emissions, so managing soil health plays an important role in reducing emissions. To do this, farmers need support for the extra time and financial costs it places on them.Read more


Supporting dairy businesses as demands increase and resources decrease

Each year the UK's 13,000 dairy farmers produce over 14 billion litres of milk, with almost seven billion litres of the nutritious product reaching homes, supermarkets, restaurants and cafes. So it's fair to say that Britain's dairy industry has the expertise to produce dairy products safely and quickly. Read more


How farmers conserve the UK's countryside

Farmers have long been considered custodians of the countryside. To continue this, farmers need to receive support for the time and effort they put into maintaining and improving the UK's landscape; they're already working in a highly pressured industry. Read more