Committee passes verdict on Agriculture Bill: our reaction

Today the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has released its report on the Scrutiny of the Agriculture Bill. Here’s an outline of our views on some of the key recommendations from the Committee. Our Outdoors and Natural Resources Director, Patrick Begg, has already commented on the report, saying: “The Committee is right that, above all else,…

Agriculture Bill – National Trust response

The UK Government has today published its Agriculture Bill, setting out how the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy will be replaced by a new Environmental Land Management System after Brexit. Responding to the Bill, Patrick Begg (Outdoors and Natural Resources Director for the National Trust) said: “This Bill is a vital step in the right direction…

Innovating farming with the Small Robot Company

Today we’re at Countryfile Live, along with hundreds of other farmers, land managers and conservation organisations who all share our vision for a healthy, beautiful and productive natural environment. Along with the Nature Friendly Farming Network, that we’re a member of, the Small Robot Company will join us in the National Trust area.  Here, we…