ARCHIVE: Farming: Land management
The land management section provides a series of guidance pages on the following topics:
- Fertilisers and manure
- Hill farming
- Nutrient management
- Weed control
Covers drystone walls, hedgerows, woodlands and trees.
Land use and planning pages cover planning permission, permitted developments, planning policy and Environmental Impact Assessments. It also provides links to evaluation and reclamation of mineral sites.
Soil is a fundamental and irreplaceable natural resource. See the soil section for further details, including information on the soils elements of cross compliance and environmental stewardship.
Background information on the fertiliser sector including details of the legislative responsibilities under EC Regulations and domestic law.
The role of agriculture in conservation.
Whole Farm Approach
Defra's electronic service to develop an integrated access point to Defra and related agencies for farmers and growers.
Codes of good agricultural practice (Cogap)
The Water, Air and Soil Codes are designed to provide practical guidance to help farmers and growers avoid causing pollution and to protect soil as their most valuable resource.
Page last modified: 1 July 2006
Page published: 1 July 2006