NatWest backs tool for farmers to track carbon footprint

The tool measures the sustainability of farming and food production, providing farmers with insight into how they can lower their emissions

Older farmers to be paid £100k to retire – but why?

The government has launched an initiative that would pay farmers looking to leave the sector, especially if they do not wish to follow new and more sustainable ways of farming

Dairy Farmers of America target 30% emissions reduction by 2030

Some key strategies include mitigating methane emissions from cows and using renewable technologies such as solar panels and wind turbines

UK offers £2m for businesses to partner with Canadian firms to cut farm pollution

Projects must include the use of data-driven precision approaches and contribute towards the 2040 net zero agriculture emissions target

Government introduces new law to reward farmers for tackling climate change

The Agriculture Bill will provide incentives for ‘public goods’ such as better air and water quality or measures to reduce flooding

UK farmers call for policies to support 2040 net zero ambitions

The NFU is calling on the Government to develop a climate policy that empowers British farmers to reach their ambition of net zero agriculture by 2040

Government launches £2m fund to restore flood-affected farmland

Farmers can apply for grants between £500 and £25,000 to cover repair costs through the Farming Recovery Fund

Farmers and landowners offered £2.5m for environmental projects

The funding is expected to support around 40 new groups to deliver large-scale environmental improvements in their areas over the next three years

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EU and World Bank agree €7m for energy and water security in Central Asia

The funding will contribute to a programme that helps boost security through knowledge exchange, policy advice and project preparation

Vattenfall to buy power from ‘largest’ Dutch onshore wind farm

The 220 existing turbines at the Zeewolde wind farm will be replaced by 91 ‘larger and more powerful’ ones