The future for farming and nature
You have the power to shape a better future for farming. Let’s restore the thriving wildlife and healthy environment that food production depends on.
Around 75% of the UK is farmed, and farmland birds and wildlife have been hard-hit by policies which control how that land is managed.
Did you know we could have a farming system that grows our food, and improves the environment? Plenty of farmers want to see this happen too – together we need to tell our Governments that we want to see a sustainable, productive countryside rich in wildlife. Join us to fight for a farming system that is good for farmers, good for people and good for nature.
Fix Scotland's food system
The Government are consulting on a new law for our food system. Now is the time to share your thoughts.
Campaign with us
As an RSPB campaigner, you can make your voice heard about farming and other vital issues for nature. Sign up to be a Campaign Champion and we’ll keep you up to date with how you can take action.
Hope Farm webinar series - celebrating 20 years of Hope Farm
Post by Georgie Bray, Hope Farm manager For the last two decades, one mission for Hope Farm has been to develop a hub of knowledge sharing on wildlife-friendly farming. As we were unable to celebrate our 20 year milestone in the traditional way, w...Posted 26 Feb 2021 by Kathryn Smith
Consultation on Agri Bill in Wales - Have your say
Guest blog from Rhys Evans, Policy Officer, RSPB Cymru Before Christmas, the Welsh Government launched its Agriculture (Wales) White Paper - an important consultation that sets out the legislative and support framework for Welsh agriculture for th...Posted 25 Feb 2021 by Kathryn Smith
Farming across the UK
Farming in England
Roughly three-quarters of land in England is farmed in some way. Discover more about farming in England.
Farming in Northern Ireland
Farming is vital for Northern Ireland’s economy, environment and people. Find out how we work with farmers.
Farming in Scotland
Farmers have helped make Scotland’s landscape what it is today. We work to find wildlife-friendly ways of farming.
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Why farming matters
Just as you depend on the UK's farmland for the food you eat every day, so does much of our wildlife.
Agriculture and land-use
The day-to-day decisions made by farmers are influenced greatly by agricultural policy at the national level and, despite the results of the referendum, at the European Union level too in the immediate future.
Working with farmers
The RSPB works directly with farmers and crofters across the UK every year.