A partnership project between Anglian Water and the Lincolnshire Chalk Stream Project (LCSP) has worked to demonstrate the effects of land management practice in reducing soil and water loss from arable fields. Three sediment barriers and catch pits (pits dug into the ground to capture water and sediment) were erected in three fields across the Great Eau catchment.
As part of the NFU’s net zero ambition they are committed to helping their members use hedges to help store carbon. Hedgerows can store carbon above and below ground at an estimated 15 tonnes per hectare (tC/ha) as well as improving soil organic matter. As part of the NFU’s net zero ambition they are committed to helping their members use hedges to help store carbon. Competition closes midnight on 16 July 2021.
FAS provides free, confidential advice on cross compliance requirements, some aspects of the Water Framework Directive (England and Wales) Regulations 2017 (such as silage, slurry and agricultural fuel oil (SSAFO), and waste exemptions) and regulations on the sustainable use of pesticides. The cross compliance rules apply to you if you are a Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), Countryside Stewardship or Environmental Stewardship claimant.