Top tips for compliance with sheep and goat identification and registration
The Farming Advice Service (FAS) have produced some top tips to address the most common non-compliances identified during SMR 8 inspections.
Top tips for compliance with cattle identification and registration
The Farming Advice Service (FAS) have produced some top tips to address the most common non-compliances identified during SMR 7 inspections.
Environment Agency reminder for farming rules for water
A high level note from the Environment Agency to provide some information on compliance with spreading for crop/soil need and also information on soil testing.
Are you complying with the farming rules for water?
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…
Nitrate Vulnerable Zones: Back to basics
FAS has produced a technical article called 'NVZ: Back to basics', which provides a simple guide to the NVZ requirements.
Tree cutting and trimming rules
A summary on the rules under GAEC 7c (Trees), including who the rules apply to, exceptions to the rules and when and how you can apply for a derogation.