Farming: waste and resources
The waste and resources section covers key issues for farmers and land managers highlighting sources of information on:
Further information on waste, covering all sectors of industry, can be found in the Environmental Protection pages of the site.
Focus: Agricultural Waste Regulations
The Waste Management (England and Wales) Regulations 2006 (known as the Agricultural Waste Regulations) apply to agricultural waste from 15 May 2006. See the Agricultural Waste section for details on what the regulations mean to farmers and land managers.
- Farming and water
Information and guidance on farming and water, including Catchment Sensitive Farming, nitrates and disposal of sheep dip.
- Climate change and agriculture
Information on the relationship between climate change and agriculture
- Environmental impact assessment
Information about the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Scheme for uncultivated land and semi-natural areas
- Landscape protection, recreation and public access
information about Defra's work on public access to the countryside.
Page last modified: 1 July 2006
Page published: 1 July 2006