February 7, 2020

Moving to low carbon farming

A new programme to support farming’s contribution to meeting Scotland’s climate change ambitions is to receive £40 million of initial funding. The Agricultural Transformation Programme will support the agricultural industry to undertake a range of potential actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support sustainable farming and land use. To read the full story, click…

January 30, 2020

The European Green Deal

The European Commission has announced a one-trillion-euro commitment to finance its goal of making the bloc carbon neutral by 2050. This is part of the European Green Deal presented on 11 December which contains a package of measures to transition key policy sectors, including agriculture, in line with Europe’s climate and environmental ambitions. The Commission…