On Monday 4 November 2019, alongside the Forestry Commission, Defra announced the launch of the £50m Woodland Carbon Guarantee (WCaG) to help boost tree-planting rates in the fight against climate change. The announcement has been covered in trade outlets including …
On today's blog, we look at water industry regulation, waste statistics for the UK, the high court case on air quality and fishing after Brexit.
On today's blog, we publish our response to a high court ruling on our air quality plans and there's further coverage of the NFU conference.
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 …
On today's blog we look at Brexit and food trade, our bovine TB strategy review and domestic fuel burning evidence call.
On today's blog we look at our Bovine TB strategy review, the Environment Agency's Flood Action Campaign and new measures for the food supply chain.
On today's blog we look at Minister Coffey's visit to Canada to discuss how we can turn the tide on plastic use; we respond to coverage on councils incinerating waste; we examine newly released emission statistics and we set out the Environment Agency's response to a Supreme Court ruling.
On today's blog we discuss the future regulation of the UK's food and government actions to reduce the use of antibiotics in farming and animal feed.
Today on the blog we discuss the British/Chinese joint-workshop on illegal wildlife crime held in South Africa.
In today's blog, we look at the boom in UK food and drink exports, Farming Today's forestry week, lobster welfare, the Royal Household's plans to tackle plastic, and air pollution from woodburning stoves.
Today on the blog we have the news that 37 new farming groups have signed up to the Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund and a roundup of the coverage of Exercise Blackthorn which is testing our contingency plan for Food and Mouth disease.