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Habitats, History and Technology: Mapping Devon with FWAG SouthWest

The Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group SouthWest (FWAG SW) is a registered charity that, for over 50 years, has represented farmers and landowners in the delivery of wildlife conservation from Gloucestershire to Cornwall. Founded by farmers, FWAG SW is uniquely positioned to provide advice and support to the farming community due to its long-standing agricultural associations and roots. 

A Sector in Turmoil, but with an Optimistic Horizon: A First Glance at Agriculture 

The Agricultural Sector faces one of the most disruptive transitional periods since the second world war. Government policy changes have been announced, but many are yet to come directly into action. The Basic Payment Scheme is receding, and with it the financial safety net beneath many AgriBusinesses. Coupled with these shifts in policy was Europe’s …

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Sustainable farm-based protein competition opens

Sustainable farm-based protein competition opens

The development of products such as methane reducing animal feeds and high protein crops has received a boost today (Monday 25 July) with Defra opening a £12.5m competition to support research and innovation. Farmers, growers, foresters, businesses and researchers are invited to apply with projects to help increase domestic production of healthy and sustainable protein. …

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