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agri-environment

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  • Conservationists fear that pressure from the farming lobby in Europe will mean there is not enough support for agri-environment schemes and not enough funding for wildlife friendly farming measures.

    Europe's farmland birds on decline

  • The Moorland Association survey shows that just over 100 of its members '149 moors receive government agri-environment subsidy, which puts £2 into the upland ecosystem, including farms, for every £1 invested by moor managers.

    Oh what a glorious day it is – except for the grouse

  • "We are calling to the government to freeze the costly and environmentally perverse Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation [which drives demand for unsustainable biofuels], protect existing co-financing funding for agri-environment schemes, invest in marine protected areas and end the investment by the nationalised banks in climate polluting activities," said a spokesman.

    Green services face axe in coalition savings plan

  • Intensive agriculture still receives a larger share of agricultural subsidies under the CAP, but the range of agri-environment policy tools has been widened.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • The fuss was about the then Minister, Carwyn Jones wanting to move money away from an upland farmer support scheme (Tir Mynnydd) to agri-environment schemes (Tir Gofal and Tir Cynnal).

    More smiles 'Down on the Farm'

  • I did tell the fringe meeting that support for agri-environment would dissappear overnight if there were to be a shortage of food.

    Pigs in Whitehall

  • It seems that our Government policy will starve people, undermine agri-environment policies and damage the environment.

    Environmental Insanity?

  • I am committed to channelling farm support through the agri-environment route.

    Tir Mynydd Again - Another Fog Blog

  • I 'appeared' on Radio Wales and Radio Cymru this morning to talk about Wales' flagship agri-environment scheme.

    Not much of a Story

  • I think we both feel that the future of agri-environment schemes is hugely important to farming - but that there wasn't much 'meat' in today's story.

    Not much of a Story

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