Managing hedgerows for pollinators

In some farm landscapes, hedgerows are important for not only providing wildlife habitats, but also for linking up habitats. Here, entomologist, Steven Falk, looks at how best to manage hedgerows for pollinators. It’s easy to be dismissive of insects yet about one-third of all the food we consume has required a pollinator to put it […]

Public money for public goods – the UK Agriculture Bill

This autumn saw the publication of the first new UK Agriculture Bill for 70 years. It was published alongside a policy statement and together they reaffirm the government’s commitment to public money for public goods. This really is a step change for farming in the UK. By recognising the importance of environmental protection and enhancement […]