Some methods, including digging ditches around a perimeter of a field or compound or putting barriers such as logs, old machinery and even reinforced gates and special barriers in front of access points have become an increasing trend to deter would-be criminals.
We've put together a briefing to guide members on appropriate forms of access restrictions.
- Existing initiatives
- Land management scheme considerations
- Environmental considerations
- Planning considerations
- Rural Payments Agency (RPA) guidance on the creation of ditches
Read the full briefing – Preventing access to farmland 2022