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Cross compliance common breaches and the guidance

Technical article

This article details areas of cross compliance which have high levels of non-compliance during inspections. Alongside the correct rules and guidance. 

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Defra announcement 30 March 2022 - support to farmers during the growing season

Technical article

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Net zero in agriculture

Technical article

This article provides an overview of net zero in agriculture, with useful definitions and actions that can be taken on farm to help to achieve it. 

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EA Area Final irrigation prospects (April 2022)

Technical article

This document from the Environment Agency provides more detailed information on irrigation prospects (likely water availability during the main irrigation season) at the local level.  …

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EA National Final irrigation prospects overview (April 2022)

Technical article

This document from the Environment Agency provides the summary of the final irrigation prospects (likely water availability during the main irrigation season) across England.

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Buffer strips and shelterbelts
An introduction to riparian buffer strips, windbreaks and shelterbelts – using the England Woodland Creation Offer to create new woodland on your farm (Feb 2022)

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Technical articles

The Farming Advice Service has produced a number of technical articles, covering a range of topics related to cross compliance. To view the articles please click the 'Download' links.

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