Wheat drilling 2020


Life’s a beach....
The 3 that have been going are on what we'd call strong land.

I started ploughing today so might get some barley in next week if I get round to it. I've still got 40 acre of muck to spread so that'll keep me out of mischief and away from the drill for a day or two, then I want to get a good chunk ploughed so hopefully i can resist temptation for another week.

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...