Latest Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Stories
According to the first U.K. climate impact report, climate change poses both risks and opportunities to Britain by 2080.
By Matt Chorley London Editor Progress in opening up the coastline to walkers will be reviewed after just a year to gauge the level of resistance to the plans.
By Sam Wood THE National Farmers Union has secured pounds 2m of vital interim funding to help set up a low cost system for the collection and disposal of adult cattle that have died or been killed on farm.
The GenSight Group, a leading provider of PPM solutions, has provided a custom configured project portfolio management system to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
By Abbott, Jez The Forestry Commission has confirmed that scientists want to plant genetically modified trees on its land in a project that is likely to spark protests. The commission said the University of Southampton was keen to look into biofuels, arguing it was time to "move the debate forward".
By Tom Scotney Farmers in the West Midlands had to go to the Government for help recovering from the floods that hit the region, it has emerged.
By Sam Wood BEEF farmers have launched an attack on Government plans to have the industry fund its Animal Health Control Programme.
A NORTH MP has called for Defra to give farmers a fair deal, after the department announced its proposal to hold an informal consultation for the new Uplands Entry Level Stewardship scheme.
- Having no light.
- Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.