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 HNV (high nature value) farmland indicator is an agri-environmental indicator designed to show the conservation value of different farming systems.
Tegwyn Jones, FUW Meirionnydd County president, said: "I would like to thank Geraint and Rachael for welcoming us all to their farm and showing us what can be achieved if food production and agri-environmental schemes work together.
Their topics include welfare disaster or triumph, a historical perspective, welfare effects of Title One programs, conservation and US agri-environmental policy, the negligible welfare effects of the international food aid provisions, World Trade Organization compliance, multiple peril crop insurance, convoluted and costly US dairy subsidies, the US sugar program, agricultural research policy, and rural development policy.
Further, Kouyialis said, the agri-environmental measure relating to the balanced coexistence of bees with bee-eating birds was approved as part of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme.
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.
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.
Moreover, it is worth mentioning that Commission's initial proposal included a political recommendation for the member states to allocate at least 25% of their rural development budget to agri-environmental and climate change actions.
Traditional emphasis of the European agri-environmental policies has been on landscapes and biodiversity.
To appease environmental organisations, the ministers decided that minimum 30% of the rural development budget will be assigned to agri-environmental measures, including those targeted at the organic sector, forestry and the less favoured areas (LFAs).
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.