Trialling how potential new farming policy can help nature

Sustainable, productive and profitable farming relies on a healthy environment. As the Government develops its new farming policy, we're working with several partners, including Defra, to test new approaches on our land.

Gatekeeper butterfly on a leaf

Paying farmers for environmental outcomes at Malham Estate 

We're working with our farmers to find sustainable solutions for bringing nature back on our land.

Carding Mill Valley in the Shropshire Hills AONB

A whole farm approach in the Shropshire Hills 

We're testing and trialing new approaches for integrating business planning and delivery of environmental benefits with farmers in the Shropshire Hills.

 Pink thrift (Armeria maritima) and Kidney vetch (Anthyllis vulneraria) growing close to Trevose Lighthouse, and view looking over Stinking Cove with The Bull in view at Trevose Head, North Cornwall

Helping farmers frame their own future 

We're working with farmers and landowners to see how proposed new farming policy can help deliver a better natural environment at a landscape scale.

Ullswater Lake Cumbria

New income streams could help farmers deliver for nature 

We're working with several partners to test how private income could help farmers deliver for their business and for nature.