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Graphene from slurry

For those with an interest in these things there was a story on the Farming Programme this morning about a “world first” at Worthy Farm – home of the Glastonbury Festival...

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Compulsory mediation

As per previous posts here and here, compulsory mediation is now “baked in” to the court process for small claims with effect from 22 May 2024. The announcement from the Ministry...

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Extended farming PD rights

As previously reported here and here, the new and extended farming PD rights come into force today. The government announcement that provides the headline policy context is here. As part of...

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New rural PD rights

Those following the introduction of the amended Class Q and other permitted development rights specific to the development and re-use of agricultural buildings may be interested in reading today’s post on...

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Area limits on some SFI options

DEFRA has been monitoring the impact of the actions in the current SFI offer which take land out of food production and has concluded that 1% of farmers who applied for...

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