Natural England, which is considering 29 new applications for badger culling licenses, has revealed the results of a consultation showing locals are concerned about the effects of culling on tourism and local businesses.
Permission to drill for shale oil and gas has been granted at a site close to North York Moors National Park.
At the start of May, the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) announced that all farmers in England had either received their full 2015 BPS payments or a bridging payment, but the claim sparked a backlash.
Despite the tough market conditions and the slight decline in reported sales in the quarter, Adama delivered marked growth compared to the parallel period last year.
Antibiotic resistant bacteria in agricultural soils could spread into the food chain, according to some research findings, and experts have warned that this environmental threat is being given too little attention.