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Three-quarters of the land in the UK is farmed. Food production is a vital activity on which we all depend. More...
Roughly three-quarters of land in England is farmed in some way. The English countryside is hugely diverse, managed under a variety of farming systems. More...
The fact that there are around 27,000 farms in Northern Ireland, covering one million hectares of farmland, highlights the importance of agriculture to the rural community. More...
Scotland has nearly five million hectares under agricultural management, so farming and crofting have an enormous impact on the landscape and wildlife. More...
Farming in Wales is dominated by sheep and beef production. The dairy industry is restricted to the more productive parts of the country as are the small pockets of arable. More...
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1 September 2014
As the world mourns the passing of the passenger 100 years ago, we're reminding everyone that our very own turtle dove could be heading for oblivion
18 August 2014
A pair of glossy ibises have brought a touch of the Mediterranean to our Frampton Marsh reserve this summer
31 July 2014
Value nature and secure its recovery, that's our message to all the main political parties
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