Ellie Brodie, The Wildlife Trusts' Head of Land Management, takes a look at Defra’s Sustainable Farm Incentive pilot and the direction of agriculture policy.
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Insects are a vital part of life on earth – that’s why The Wildlife Trusts have had their say in the Government’s consultation on The Sustainable Use of Pesticides: Draft National Action Plan…
Fit for purpose? Reflections on emerging agriculture policy – will it help arrest the climate and ecological emergency?
Ellie Brodie, Head of Land Management, takes a look at how the Agriculture Bill and recent Defra policy statements are stacking up for wildlife and wild places.
Making public goods pay – new research shows that at least £3 billion is needed to support nature-friendly farming in the UK
By Ellie Brodie of The Wildlife Trusts, Marcus Gilleard of National Trust, and Alice Groom of RSPB.
Tomorrow in Parliament MPs will debate the UK’s first Agriculture Bill for more than 40 years. It’s a big day for farming – and for wildlife.
Blog by Ellie Brodie, Senior Policy Manager, The Wildlife Trusts
Ellie Brodie, Senior Policy Manager, outlines The Wildlife Trusts’ policy proposals for the future of farming and land management in England.
Much has been said in recent years about the decline of our wild bee populations - and for good reason.
A guest blog by Ross Murray President of the Country Land & Business Association (CLA). In this blog Ross discusses how to improve the way we manage our soils and restore them to good health…
As staff we have the pleasure of being based at Lower Smite Farm, a 65ha mixed farm between Worcester and Droitwich. It’s an average size for a Worcestershire farm and we bought it in 2002 to…