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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 ecosystem services’ says an ADAS research report, which uncovers the benefits of managing ‘soft estate’ areas adjacent to road and rail lines for biodiversity gain, ecological connectivity and resilience to climate change.

11 September 2014

Harvest Report 2014 - Week 9

This is one of a series of weekly reports on combinable crop harvesting produced for HGCA which can be found published in full on their website.

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 2012 could have their payments reduced where they include double funding options. ELS agreement holders with a start date before 1st January 2012 and HLS agreements are not affected.

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05 September 2014

Dormancy in black-grass this summer is moderate

Dormancy in black-grass on seed shed this summer is moderate, following a warm period during maturity.

04 September 2014

Harvest Report 2014 - Week 8

This is one of a series of weekly reports on combinable crop harvesting produced for HGCA which can be found published in full on their website.

03 September 2014

ADAS mourn the loss of Professor Brian J. Chambers

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected death, of Professor Brian J. Chambers, Head of the ADAS Soils and Nutrients Group, on the morning of...

02 September 2014

Reduce Waste and Maximise Profitability in Sheep Production

Within many sheep production systems, there is the potential to reduce waste and increase profit by seeking out opportunities to improve performance.

28 August 2014

Harvest Report 2014 - Week 7

This is one of a series of weekly reports on combinable crop harvesting produced for HGCA which can be found published in full on their website.