The debrief: How a farming scheme is delivering public goods for the environment

Existing agri-environmental practices are seen as inflexible and not always successful. A now-extended pilot project pays farmers according to results. James Agyepong-Parsons reports

Yorkshire sheep farm

Participating farmers in Yorkshire will be paid by environmental results under the pilot scheme

The government’s Agriculture Bill, which champions a new “public money for public goods” principle whereby farmers are paid for the public goods they provide, signals an end to conventional farming in England.

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