20 October 2014

CEA develop robust field methods for environmental fate & behaviour testing

Cambridge Environmental Assessments (CEA) are part of ADAS UK Ltd., the UK's largest independent agricultural and environmental consultancy. Over the past 10 years, CEA’s field fate team have developed and refined several non-standard higher tier field monitoring solutions to support regulatory submissions as well as contributing to numerous high profile product stewardship campaigns.

14 October 2014

Important changes to agri-environment scheme payments

Do you need to talk to your bank manager about changes to agri-environment scheme payments? All current Environmental Stewardship Scheme agreements will be affected by changes to the timings of payments from 2015. Natural England have written to all agreement holders but the effect of the changes to payment timings may have been overlooked by many farmers.

17 October 2014

UK Agri-Science and Innovation newsletter Issue 3

ADAS has produced the third in a series of newsletters on UK scientific participation in the Global Research Alliance (GRA) on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases, an initiative that brings countries together to find ways to grow more food without increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


16 October 2014

Derbyshire dairy farm saves £’000’s a year with a borehole

With water bills of over £10,000 a year, a borehole was installed on a Derbyshire dairy farm two years ago and is expected to pay for itself by the end...

07 October 2014

Harvest almost complete, yields above average in cereal and winter OSR crops

The final Harvest Report for 2014 (Week 11). The harvest had an earlier start than most recent years. Settled weather allowed rapid clearance of winter barley and winter oilseed rape...

03 October 2014

A multi-disciplinary ADAS team provides Green Infrastructure advice & solutions

ADAS Environmental and Landscape Consultants are providing Green Infrastructure management advice for Natural England and Oxfordshire County Council. Over the past few months, three contracts have been won which combine...

30 September 2014

ADAS enhance biodiversity & ecological connectivity in Northern England

Biodiversity and ecological connectivity will be greatly enhanced along green infrastructure corridors in Northern England. ’Land adjacent to transport corridors are potential hot spots for wildlife and can provide numerous...

23 September 2014

ELS and greening double funding – 10% of farmers will be affected

Natural England are starting to write to Environmental Stewardship agreement holders who will be affected by double funding. ELS agreement holders with agreements which started on or after 1st January...