New incentive for sustainable farming

New incentive for sustainable farming The Government has recently confirmed their will be an early rollout of a brand new environmental land management scheme that will reward farmers who are introducing more sustainable farming approaches. This means, farmers who are currently eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme will also now have the ability to sign…
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Newly launched ‘toolbox’ for agricultural sector

Newly launched ‘toolbox’ for agricultural sector: A platform named advisory and engineering has enabled farmers to implement their anaerobic digestion (AD) projects under the best possible conditions has been launched. A online AD ‘toolbox’ has been developed by Banques des Territoires, with support of the European Investment Advisory Hub(EIAH) – a partnership between the European…
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Nigeria spill case vs Shell will be heard in English courts

Nigeria spill case vs Shell will be heard in English courts: The Supreme Court has ruled a case brought on due to 40,000 citizens in the Niger Delta against Shell for apparent environmental degradation in the region to be heard in the English courts. The ruling overturned a previous decision of the Court of Appeal…
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Do you trust green even though its good?

Do you trust green even though its good?: Only a third of European consumers have confidence that food items are basically created in a sustainable way. That’s as reported from a study by Europe’s leading food modernised initiative EIT Food, that says about 76% of Europeans feel a moral responsibility to use environmentally-friendly items. The…
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Scotland presents £18m to back sustainable farming

Scotland presents £18m to back sustainable farming: The Scottish Government is supplying funding valued at nearly £18m to farmers & crofters to assist in sustainable farming in Scotland. Letters with grant proposals have been dispatched to over 3,500 qualified farmers and crofters with regard to the purchase of agricultural equipment selected for its efficiency in…
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