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McDonalds and McCain launch farm sustainability fund

McDonalds has teamed up with frozen potato firm McCain and launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund' to help boost the resilience and sustainability of the British potato sector.

The World Biogas Summit 2020 – there’s no net zero without biogas!

The World Biogas Summit and Expo, organised by the WBA in partnership with ADBA, is being held online this year and will focus on the important role AD is to play in achieving a zero carbon, sustainable global circular economy. 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to make a “big bet” on renewables

Mr Johnson highlighted the UK's "extraordinary potential" for wind energy and the importance of continued investment in a range of technologies in UN discussions

‘Renewable Energy on Farms’ webinar launched by Low Carbon Agriculture Show

The Low Carbon Agriculture Show's second Digital Insights webinar will focus on the latest on farm renewable energy opportunities

Government must support farmers during the transition to net zero say Climate Assembly UK

The need for a greater deployment of renewables, an early shift to EVs and support for farmers all recommended in a report on the path to net zero from the first UK-wide citizens’ assembly

Trade associations unite to boost green economic recovery and reach net zero emissions faster

TechUK, the Solar Trade Association and RenewableUK, have today announced a new partnership to promote the transition to a net zero economy.

Trailblazing farms to trial manure slurry as an alternative green fuel

Cornwall Council is combining ambitious plans to introduce renewable fuel sources for its vehicle fleet with a ground-breaking scheme to boost the future of farming

Cross-sector support for Low Carbon Agriculture Show

Taking place on 9-10 March 2021 at NAEC Stoneleigh, Low Carbon Agriculture is attracting support from a host of key organisations

Lord Deben, Chairman of the CCC, to open 2020 World Biogas Summit

The World Biogas Summit 2020 will open on 6th October with a keynote address by the Rt. Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben, Chairman of the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC).

Third Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction open for applications

£10m available from the scheme’s £50m pot for farmers and land managers to create new woodlands to help tackle the effects of climate change.

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Big money savings accessed through Climate Change Agreements (CCAs)

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

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

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HIT Energy services provide advice on how to maximise the returns from your PV system

National Grid scheme paying generators to switch off

The COVID-19 lockdown has recently seen demand for electricity drop by as much as 20%. This has led to the National Grid looking for...

Ferment organic matter to build soil health

Farmers who want to increase soil organic matter and health – while also reducing their CO2 footprint - should consider fermenting their manure rather...