Today on the blog we look at a license issued to help hen harriers, a declaration for a new bird flu prevention zone, and more coverage on EU plastic waste.
Today's blog includes tips for buying a puppy, an update on what the government is doing to combat marine plastics, highlights from the RSPB's state of the UK's birds report, the announcement of the Boston Barrier flood defence the appointment of a new Chief Veterinary Officer and the Environment Secretary has been to the Arla dairy.
On the blog today we look at the ‘Blue Belt’ being extended to protect rare seabirds and the Chief Vet’s comments on different poultry systems.
Environment Secretary on farm and food visit Today Environment Secretary Michael Gove is set to visit Shropshire and Birmingham to meet key members of the food and farming industry. This morning, he visited a ‘no-till’ farm in Shropshire to see …
On the blog today: The T-charge begins in London, the Chief Vet issues a reminder to farmers to be on their guard after cattle with Bluetongue virus are stopped from entering the UK by APHA, and the BBC cover global efforts to address the illegal ivory trade.