ARCHIVE: Farming and landscape features
The pages below highlight sources of practical advice and support for managing the following landscape features:
The Rural Development Programme for England includes support for conservation and improvement of the rural environment, largely through the Environmental Stewardship Scheme.
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.
Provides a series of guidance pages on fertilisers, heather and grass, hill farming, grazing, pesticides, set-aside, managing SSSIs and weed control.
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.
The wildlife and countryside section of the Defra website has further information on landscape protection.
Page last modified: 18 October 2007
Page published: 1 July 2006