NFU Cymru are concerned the views of Welsh farmers, particularly common land graziers are not being ‘adequately represented' in discussions around land management in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park
Farming in the hills of the Lake District is not where Jennie Hill thought she would be. But after coming full circle and gaining a tenancy, she has thrown herself into the business. Emily Ashworth finds out more.
Moorland payments for 2022 under Defra’s Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) have been increased by 60 per cent, following significant pressure from industry.
Industry leaders have hit back after Defra Secretary George Eustice suggested concerns about the future of the uplands were ‘unjustified’.
Industry leaders have hit back after Defra Secretary George Eustice suggested concerns about the future of the uplands were unjustified.
The NFU has urged the Government to set out a long-term vision for the future of upland farming in England, amid concerns the sector will face an ‘income crisis’ due to the loss of direct support.
MPs on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee have warned farmers are at risk of going bust during a ‘haphazard’ transition away from the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).
The upland livestock sector in England is facing potential collapse unless Defras post-Brexit schemes replace the funding lost by direct support cuts, an industry leader has warned.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,