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The changing use of land

In its latest paper the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers considers how climate change, new policies and other pressures will change how land is used around the UK, and reviews the pressures and opportunities for farmers.

New online tool helps landowners build their biodiversity and net zero strategies

The tool, launched by NatCap Research Ltd, allows users to better understand both their natural capital assets and the best options for environmental enhancement and improvement.

Soil health a key focus at Cereals 2021

To reflect the importance of soil health the second day of seminars at Cereals 2021 will focus exclusively on soils – covering everything from research into the microbiome to drainage, regenerative farming, and carbon measurement tools.

All organic wastes must be better managed to meet Paris Agreement targets says trade body

The World Biogas Association's latest report - Biogas: Pathways to 2030 - includes clear recommendations on how to deploy AD around the world, plus a review of how the management of organic waste through AD could deliver a 10% reduction in GHGs by 2030.

PV monitoring technology wins innovation award

HIT Energy Services, a company that helps solar PV system owners to maximise the amount of energy they produce, has won the innovation product of the year at the Lincolnshire Technology and Innovation Awards.

Energy recruiter uses AI to monitor health and well-being of candidates

Hydro Energy Group has invested in the latest cutting-edge technology software as a tool to ensure workers are looked after in the best possible way.

Ultra-fast EV charging stations to be developed across the UK

The EV Network and bp pulse have signed an agreement that promises to significantly expand the provision of convenient, ultra-fast charging infrastructure across the country.

Green Homes Grant axed

The Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme, designed to help with the installation of energy efficient measures, has been axed by government, just 6 months after its launch.

97.4% of Scotland’s electricity consumption met by renewables in 2020

New figures released this week reveal that Scotland has just missed its 2020 target of generating the equivalent of 100% of the nation’s gross electricity demand from renewable sources.

Carbon is the new ‘crop’ for land managers

Farming carbon was a hot topic at Low Carbon Agriculture show online on 9 and 10 March, where carbon was discussed as a new ‘crop’ for land managers.

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