NFU: British farmers stepping up net zero investments despite industry uncertainty

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Amid industry uncertainty, British farmers are choosing to invest in net-zero initiatives such as tree planting and renewable energy
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Amid industry uncertainty, British farmers are choosing to invest in net-zero initiatives such as tree planting and renewable energy

A new 'confidence survey' from the NFU has found British farmers are increasing investments in soil health, tree planting, renewable energy generation, and energy efficiency

A growing number of UK farmers are planning sustainability investments that will help align their practices with the net zero transition and contribute to nationwide efforts to drive down greenhouse gas...

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