By Philip Case

Farmers Weekly

Farmers should be rewarded to protect and restore the farmed environment in a post-Brexit agricultural policy, say conservationists. WWF-UK, National Trust, the Wildlife Trusts and the RSPB are calling on the government to make a “fundamental reform” of UK agricultural policy “so that it works better for nature, farming and rural communities”. In a joint vision published on Saturday (1 October), they say agricultural policies that influence management of our countryside “could do much more to support farmers to restore […]

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