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991: Campaign for the Farmed Environment

This paper is taken from Smiths Gore’s Rural Briefing Note 10/03

Year of Publication2010

A voluntary initiative targeted at English farmers and land managers from most of the leading countryside bodies, including the NFU and CLA, and agreed with Defra, to voluntarily replace the environmental benefits gained under compulsory set-aside, which were lost when it was set to 0% from the 2007/8 cropping year.

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