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Thursday 1 March: The One Show and the ‘plastic free' challenge and Secretary of State's speech at Water UK's City Conference

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On the our blog this afternoon, we take a look at Minister Coffey's appearance on the One Show discussing plastic recycling. We also take a moment to highlight the Secretary of State's speech at the Water UK City Conference.

Wednesday 28 February: Higher incomes expected for dairy farmers in 2017/18, Minister Coffey to meet 'plastic-free family' on The One Show, BBC Fisheries Focus,

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On today's blog we take a look at higher incomes expected for dairy farmers in 2017/18, look ahead to Minister Coffey's meeting with a plastic-free family on the One Show and wrap up with a look at today's coverage on …

Tuesday 27 February: Historic opportunity for farmers, Animals in circuses, Fly-tipping in the countryside and the Deposit return scheme (DRS)

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On today's blog, we take a look at a potential ban on wild animals in circuses, fly-tipping of illegal waste in the countryside and wrapping up today's blog with look at the deposit return scheme.

Tuesday 20 February: NFU Conference, State of the Environment report, Thérèse Coffey in Paris and more

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Secretary of State speaks at NFU conference Secretary of State has addressed attendees and delegates at this year’s NFU Conference in Birmingham, discussing a number of issues close to the hearts and minds of farmers ahead of the consultation paper …