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Jan 26
Heading towards net zero emissions in agriculture


You will have heard lots of reports in recent times on the UK’s ambitions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During this session, Dave Freeman, Agriculture Business Area Manager at…

Tuesday 26th January 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Jan 19
Cross compliance and greening update - what's new for 2021?


From 2021, the Government is taking measures to simplify the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) – including removing all three of the greening requirements. However, you will still have to meet…

Tuesday 19th January 2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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Are you complying with the farming rules for water?

Technical article

In April 2018, rules that apply to all farmers in England were introduced to help improve water quality by reducing diffuse pollution. This article explains the requirements of the rules…

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The Farming Advice Service (FAS) is a service funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to help farms understand and meet the requirements of Cross Compliance, Greening (the Basic Payments Scheme) and the European Directives on both water protection and sustainable pesticide use.

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