agri-environmental

Related to agri-environmental: agro-environmental

agri-environmental

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agro-environmental

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1. (Agriculture) of or relating to the impact of agricultural practices on the environment
2. (Environmental Science) of or relating to the impact of agricultural practices on the environment
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The contracting authority is declared over-limit contract tendering procedures to create a database of phytosociological records and data from the database mapping grasslands vegetation mapping of peatland mapping and data needs for agri-environmental payments.
ON-FARM environmental features, such as buffer strips and field corners, should be retained even after agri-environmental schemes have come to an end, the Campaign for the Farmed Environment has said.
Many farmers will now be questioning whether the EU has in fact sold them down the river: on many areas entered into agri-environmental schemes the restrictions have led to the degradation of land and encroachment of scrub and trees which, under the new regulations, are not eligible for payments.
But now unions have returned to the vexed issue of moving resources from Pillar 1 - direct farm payments - to Pillar 2 rural development and agri-environmental schemes.
Green measures include agri-environmental measures, measures for supporting organic farming, and measures aimed at supporting environmentally-friendly projects.
Maintenance of hedgerows is required under agri-environmental schemes but work must take place before September 1 and getting a licence can take 10 weeks.
Under the the EU-funded project 'Development and Implementation of Agri-environmental measures', a new financial support is being available to Macedonian farmers.
Through its Trade, Climate Change and Environment Programme (TCCEP), ITC is strengthening the competitiveness of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and trade support institutions (TSIs) in agri-environmental sectors in developing countries.
Budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski told Agra Europe that it was "not at all" the case that P2 agri-environmental funding would be sacrificed as green imperatives are shifted into Pillar One.
A turtle But the environmental charity believes the future of farmland bird species can be secured through the use of agri-environmental schemes which pay farmers to manage their land in a wildlife-friendly way.
He now predominantly undertakes farm and landed estate work and specialises in land sales and acquisitions, farming tenancies, applications to the Agricultural Land Tribunal and advice relating to single farm payment entitlements and agri-environmental schemes.
Natural England believes a certain level of land must be set aside and managed for wildlife, but there could be additional incentives for doing so under agri-environmental schemes.