Category Archives: EIA (Agriculture) Regulations

EFRA Committee adops TGT recommendations on permanent pasture “greening”

The Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee has published its report into the future of the common agricultural policy and in particular proposals to “Green” Pillar One Direct Payments. We submitted detailed written evidence and also spoke at … Continue reading

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3G biofuels – hype or hope?

Hi again! Sarah here (Communications Officer) and I thought I’d take the opportunity to explore some of the over-lap between my Masters and the work of the Trust. If you follow our blog regularly (which I’m sure you do, we’re … Continue reading

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Meadows for Sale – should we buy them?

We’ve just spent the best part of 18 months trying to buy a farm in Herefordshire – Bury Farm SSSI. This is a spectacular place  and probably the most important single area of lowland meadows and pastures (a priority habitat) … Continue reading

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