Fight erosion while you can get paid for it

Blake, Andrew
February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p55
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the prevention of soil erosion in Great Britain. Under the Water Framework Directive, the surface waters of member states must achieve good chemical and environmental status by 2015. The Soil Management Plan would help farmers locate where erosion might be a problem on their land and identify ways to minimize it. Measures that can be taken to prevent soil from getting into watercourses include the avoidance of compaction and keeping an open soil structure.


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