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National Farmers’ Union sets out plan for achieving net zero



This week, the National Farmers’ Union published their plan for achieving net zero emissions from UK agriculture by 2040, an ambitious target which was also the subject of our recent conference, organised in partnership with the NFU.

Patrick Holden, Chief Executive of the Sustainable Food Trust, said, “We salute Minette Batters for her vision and leadership in setting a bold timescale for achieving net zero emissions from UK farming and are delighted to have our Sustainability Metric mentioned in the report as a way to measure on-farm sustainability. The NFU initiative has completely changed the debate about how farming can respond to the climate change threat. Now every farmer in the land should be asking the same question, how can

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