Ministers plan to allocate some €500m to buy out farmers who want to quit and to help livestock farmers make their operations more sustainable, news website Nu.nl said on Tuesday. The plans will be published […]
A Samlesbury firm has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 after farm slurry polluted waterways in the county and could have killed fish in the River Ribble. Withgill Farm Ltd from Great Mitton, near […]
A new campaign has been launched to reduce agricultural pollution after figures show an increase of incidents in rivers. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) said last year saw the highest number of incidents in Welsh rivers […]
Landspreading affected a tributary of the River Eden The Glebe Farm, Hethersgill, near Carlisle, has completed an Enforcement Undertaking following a pollution incident when farm slurry entered Highberries Beck, a tributary of the River Eden. […]
About 6m hectares of farm soils in England and Wales are at risk of compaction or erosion, according to an Environment Agency (EA) study. Intensive agriculture has caused arable soils to lose up to 60% […]
Two Nottinghamshire farming companies have been fined a total of £28,800 for causing pollution to a pond through the discharge of maize silage effluent from Sutton Grange farm in Sutton-cum-Lound near Retford. The incident also […]
A river has been polluted with 120,000 gallons of slurry after an accidental spill at a farm in Pembrokeshire. The slurry has spread to the Afon Dyfan, a tributary of the River Teifi, near Cilgerran. […]
Liquid organic waste from vegetable processing plants polluted watercourses after it was spread on a farm in Norfolk without authorisation, a court heard.
An “explosion” in the number of poultry farms in Wales is threatening the environment, countryside campaigners have warned.