News from Farm XS
Green Tractor Scheme tackles industry’s plastic recycling
New Green Tractor scheme is launched to improve farm plastic collections – click here to read the full article in the Farmers Guardian.
After being put on hold due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Environment Bill has this month resumed its progress through Parliament, with the Commons Committee stage due to be completed by 1st December. As part of the 25 Year Environment Plan, the Government seeks to improve the condition of the environment. In practice it is expected
Agriculture Act 2020
On 11th November 2020 the Agriculture Act 2020 finally received Royal Assent and became law, providing a framework for what agricultural policy will look like as we leave the EU. Areas covered include support payments and trade whilst the underlying objectives are to increase competitiveness, productivity and the use of technology whilst generating fairer returns.