ENGLAND TO TREBLE TREE PLANTING RATE TO MEET NET-ZERO TARGET
. The government has set a target of trebling tree planting rates in England to 7,000ha each year by May 2024 as part of its new England Trees Action Plan. The plan will be set out in detail on Tuesday (18 May), but ahead of the launch Defra has publicly put a figure on what . . .
THREE ARRESTS MADE IN TRACTOR GPS THEFT INVESTIGATION
. Officers investigating a spate of tractor GPS thefts across the North West have arrested three people. Cheshire Constabulary's rural crime team has been investigating the thefts since the end of last year, working with farmers and Merseyside Police's wildlife crime team and . . .
FARMERS NEEDED FOR TB CATTLE VACCINE FIELD TRIALS
. Farmers are being sought to take part in field trials of a new TB cattle vaccine and associated diagnostic test. The Animal and Plant Health Agency has awarded the contract to veterinary firm Eville & Jones to lead the field trials, which will get under way later this year.