Right of Way


Livestock Farmer
We have a right of way to a field we own and a neighbouring property is dumping water from their pond onto our right of way, saturating the ground which may inhibit our ability to provide water, vehicle access. Does anyone have any advice for this situation? The situation has already been brought to their attention but they continue to do this.

Dry Rot

Livestock Farmer
You'd need to check, but I think you might be able to get a court order to stop them doing it while the legalities are sorted out. But your solicitor would know. Better a heavy hand now than a long dragged out issue.

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin


In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...