Could the RPA’s new scheme affect your slurry storage?

13th July 2021

A new scheme proposed by the Rural Payments Authority is set to introduce a treatment scheme that aims to reduce ammonia emissions from slurry based systems. While the scheme hasn’t been fully implemented as of publication, it’s expected to look...

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How contract farming agreements provide the answer to an ageing farming industry

27th May 2021

As they recently announced, the UK government plans to encourage older farmers to retire in order to make room for younger farmers. One part of a larger scheme to overhaul grants given to the farming community, the broader plan aims...

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Peaks and Troughs: The Farming Community & Mental Health

10th May 2021

It’s common knowledge that farming is a demanding occupation, and like all occupations, it comes with its risks. However, some risks are more visible than others, and potentially the one that affects the majority of farmers is the one that’s...

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What does the future of farming in the UK look like?

16th April 2021

On January 1 2021, the Government’s Agriculture Bill took over from the Common Agricultural Policy; spelling a new era for farming in the UK. The Brexit transition period ended, and the UK officially left the European Union, signalling the beginning...

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