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Wind farm generates £1m in community benefits

A wind farm located between Longtown and Gretna has paid more than £1m in grants to the local community, supporting educational, charitable and environmental activities.

Hemp licensing changes announced in boost to farming, UK economy and fight against climate change

Changes to industrial hemp licensing have been announced by the UK government, aiming to help farmers realise the business opportunity offered by the legal cultivation of the crop, in what is being seen as a boost for farmers, the UK economy and our fight against climate change.

Generating hydro-electric scheme in Scotland for sale

A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire a working hydro-electric generation scheme in Scotland with more than 10 years of UK Government subsidy still to run.

Managing on-farm greenhouse gas emissions

In this guest blog Aleksandra Stevanovic at Agrecalc shares practical guidance and top tips for farmers looking to measure, monitor and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, including where to start on their low carbon journey.

Miscanthus farm walk to explore resilient cropping in wet climates

Farmers are being invited to attend a free farm walk in Norfolk on Wednesday 15th May to learn more about the growing and harvesting of Miscanthus, including the crop’s capacity to thrive on flooded land.