The European Commission is in the process of considering whether to grant further farming exemptions from environmental measures following requests from member states, although it does not yet have a clear idea about the impact of previous derogations on food security. In efforts to counter the impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU previously […]
Farming to help preserve nature, such as rewilding and organic schemes, may be worsening the biodiversity crisis, according to leading academics. In an article published on 21 June, Professor Ian Bateman of the University of Exeter and Professor Andrew Balmford of the University of Cambridge said that rewilding and organic and ‘nature-friendly farming’ measures included […]
Rupert and his wife Fiona had studied holistic farming and focussed on how they could increase biodiversity and lessen the heavy workload of their current farming system. Read more via Farmers Weekly.
The Government has announced more money for nature-friendly farming schemes as the old EU subsidy regime is wound down. Read the full article via Evening Standard here.