Changes to Hemp Licensing announced

For every tonne of hemp produced, 1.63 tonnes of carbon is removed from the air, which makes hemp an effective sequester of carbon dioxide.  The roots of the hemp plant grow strong and up to nine feet deep, and the root networks can help to hold the soil together and...

New rules for urea-based fertilisers from 1 April 2024

The new rules state that uninhibited solid urea can only be used from 15 January to 31 March, as part of efforts to limit emissions. The new rules only apply to England and affect any fertiliser that contains 1% or more of urea and is soil-applied.  It means solid...

Extension to scope of Agricultural Property Relief

The Government has announced an extension to the existing scope of Agricultural Property Relief.  This will now include all Environmental Land Management schemes (ELMs), covering the Sustainable Farming Incentive, Countryside Stewardship (and other stewardship...