A new 'big data' initiative aims to collate the UK's soil data sets, for ease of access.
Rothamsted Research has been granted permission to trial GM camelina, engineered to produce omega-3 fatty acids in its seed oils.
Anti-GM campaign groups in the UK have today filed an official complaint over a lack of transparency on communications between the government and companies that develop genetically modified crops
The government has released more funding for flood-hit parts of the South-West to coincide with a visit from the Environment Secretary.
Thousands of people involved in farming, wildlife preservation and rural businesses will receive first details this week setting out how they might benefit from £15 billion in EU funding over the new seven years Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) period.