Yorkshire Regional Seminar - Change of date

Unfortunately due to the upcoming General Election we are postponing the 9th of December 2019 Yorkshire Regional Seminar to next year. We will be in touch with a new date and location in due course

NFU outlines plans to cut farming emissions

BBC News reports that the National Farmers’ Union has launched plans to make British agriculture carbon neutral in two decades.

The NFU has stated that the industry can cut emissions to almost zero by 2040 – ten years ahead of the Government’s overall zero emissions target. Farming causes 10 per cent of the UK’s carbon emissions and farmers have recently been under fire for their failure to tackle pollution.

The ‘three-part roadmap’ will produce ‘quality, affordable food while tackling emissions’ according to the NFU.  Environmental groups welcomed the plans but Friends of the Earth said that it was ‘astonished’ that there ‘was no mention of eating less meat’

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