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The UK government has responded to the latest Committee on Climate Change (CCC) progress report, pledging to publish a "comprehensive Net Zero Strategy" in the lead up to COP26, which will include new bioenergy commitments. 

Barclays launches £250 million fund to help farmers achieve carbon net zero

The funding accompanies an initiative with Nigel Owens MBE (pictured), to launch a new campaign to drive awareness amongst consumers on the benefits of helping the food system become carbon net zero.

The Low Carbon Agriculture Show 2021 moves online

The new digital format will not only ensure safety during the Covid pandemic, but also guarantees that the event and the essential information it offers are delivered on the dates advertised

New Small-scale Separator is Big on results

Borger has released a new, affordable, 25 m³/h separator, suitable for dairy farmers with herds of up to 150 - and for small-scale biogas operators.

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Renewable energy insurance expert issues warning over underinsurance risk

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Kris Johnson, a renewable energy insurance expert at Lycetts, warns that operators of renewable energy schemes could be at risk of significant financial losses due to being underinsured.

Big money savings accessed through Climate Change Agreements (CCAs)

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Jon Swain, Technical Director at NFU Energy. explains what Climate Change Agreements are and how some farmers can benefit from significant energy cost savings.

Valorising Agri-Waste

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Lucy Hopwoood, Lead Consultant at the NNFCC provides guidance on maximising the value of agricultural waste and outputs

Latest in Case Studies

Over 36,000 megawatt hours of biomethane is being supplied to the Irish gas network, produced by an anaerobic digester at a nearby pig farm

An East Anglian landowner adapts and prospers through renewables

The Raynham Estate in north Norfolk is steeped in history and since the 1500s has been a part of the Townshend family, which has...

Wiltshire dairy farm adds energy to milk production

Stowell Dairies required capital investment to improve the dairy unit at East Stowell and to meet amended slurry regulations. EnviTec Biogas UK worked with...

Poultry farmer turned to novel form of ventilation to keep chicks warm

When Nick Bragg set up his Somerset-based Nettlecombe chicken farm business, he was in the enviable position of being able to design the entire...

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Wood Heat 2020

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Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus the Wood Heat Asscoiation (WHA) and UK Pellet Council have taken the decision to move the Wood...

CLA South East: Water Debate – As custodians of water, are farmers and land...

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The Hampshire Debate will be run as an online event this year. The Environment Agency has warned that within 25 years England will not have...

Onshore Wind Energy 2020 Virtual

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Following a five-year hiatus, the UK government has signalled that the UK onshore wind market is back open for business by resuming contract for...

In Conversation With George Eustice, Secretary of State for Defra

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Join Environment Secretary George Eustice at 10am on Monday 23 November for a live and interactive discussion with CLA President Mark Bridgeman on the...

Live from Holkham: Creating a Low Carbon Estate

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Holkham Estate in Norfolk, known for its 18th century country house, rolling landscapes and beautiful beaches, is also a fascinating example of how climate...