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New Agriculture Bill Published TODAY

03/07/20
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Farmers on The Sandstone Ridge will be pleased to learn that the new Agriculture Bill has just been published, outlining sweeping post-Brexit environmental measures

The Department for Food, the Environment and Rural Affairs' (Defra) Agriculture Bill has been introduced today (16 January), confirming the Government's plans for rewarding farmers that make environmental improvements and safeguarding green standards post-Brexit.

Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers said: 'Our landmark Agriculture Bill will transform British farming, enabling a balance between food production and the environment which will safeguard our countryside and farming communities for the future'.

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