The new National Environmental Standards, which have arisen through the Government’s Action for Healthy Waterways work, could change farmers’ lives forever.
The new legislation sets out a range of regulations covering stock exclusion from water bodies. It also imposes constraints around managing perceived “at-risk farming practices” – such as winter grazing, land-use change, and new limits for water bodies. Read more on this issue on page 7.
Credit: Andy Woods
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