Actions for nature
There are many positive actions that farming businesses can take as part of a proactive and restorative approach that promotes nature and biodiversity gain.
The following inspirational ideas range in complexity and scale – from actions to keep pace with competitors, and actions to get ahead of the curve with innovation, to actions to change the system for the better.
Initially, our focus is on farming in England. But we will supplement this with further insights and examples from the UK’s other nations in the future.
View actions for:
- Change in land use
- Climate change
- Invasive species
Address water pollution
Address air pollution by reducing ammonia emissions
Introduce nature positive field boundaries
In England, consider Catchment Sensitive Farming
Implement a nutrient management plan to ensure fertile and resilient soils
Implement Integrated Pest Management to reduce chemical use
Improve and optimise slurry use
Introduce new crops or rotations
Focus on soil health to reduce run-off
Become a soil steward
Engage in circular farming