The NFU is lobbying government on behalf of members to improve agri-environment schemes, so that the schemes can work alongside productive farming.
We are calling for improvements to Countryside Stewardship by influencing Natural England, Defra and other government bodies.
In 2017 Defra will be paying the advance agri-environment payment a the increased rate of 75%. Advance payments have started being paid at this rate. This change being made following NFU lobbying.
This autumn, the Campaign for the Farmed Environment is teaming up with the Woodland Trust to get farmers and growers thinking about how trees may benefit their businesses while helping to protect vital resources.
A monthly newsletter from the NFU, focusing on our work and the successes achieved on environmental policy issues for our members.
Farmers take their role as countryside managers seriously. Get the facts to inform the environmental debate.
The NFU Environment Forum meets quarterly to discuss environmental issues which affect farming. Meet the members of the group here.
Farmers care for the land they farm and know that a healthy environment is essential for sustainable farming. Find out about the CFE here.
The NFU promotes a balanced approach to wildlife management in the countryside.
Here's our latest round-up of work for NFU members and the successes we've achieved.
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