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New LEAF Marque Logo Announced

Fol­low­ing con­sul­ta­tion with stake­hold­ers and con­sumers, the refreshed logo instant­ly con­nects farm­ing and the envi­ron­ment, with a new, dynam­ic, and gener­ic farm­ing image that is clear­ly iden­ti­fi­able on pack and…

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The Caroline Drummond Award – Celebrating and Communicating Farming Excellence

Sup­port­ed by The British Guild of Agri­cul­tur­al Jour­nal­ists, The Insti­tute of Agri­cul­tur­al Man­age­ment and Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farming

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Establishing our first net zero LEAF Demo Farms

Five pio­neer­ing farms across the UK and over­seas will be accel­er­at­ing and demon­strat­ing their jour­ney to net zero in our new ground-break­ing project sup­port­ed by the Co-Op Foundation.

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LEAF response to Defra announcement 5 January 2023

LEAF wel­comes the announce­ment from the Farm­ing Min­is­ter today regard­ing the increase in pay­ments for farm­ers to enhance the envi­ron­ment and the recog­ni­tion it gives to the impact of rising…

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Raising the Bar on Sustainability Standards - unveiling the latest LEAF Marque Standard

Fol­low­ing an exten­sive 2‑year pub­lic con­sul­ta­tion, we have pub­lished the lat­est ver­sion of the LEAF Mar­que Stan­dard, includ­ing a rec­om­mend­ed con­trol point on the use of car­bon foot­print­ing tools.

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Sustainable farming champions sought as second round of Resilient and Ready applications open

The search to find two more emerg­ing sus­tain­able farm­ing lead­ers starts today as appli­ca­tions open for Resilient and Ready – a ground­break­ing, indus­try-lead­ing pro­gramme deliv­ered by sus­tain­able farm­ing organ­i­sa­tion LEAF

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LEAF extends its knowledge exchange capabilities through link up with Rothamsted Research

Lead­ing sus­tain­able farm­ing organ­i­sa­tion, LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing) and Rotham­st­ed Research have announced they are to fur­ther strength­en their strate­gic part­ner­ship to accel­er­ate the sci­en­tif­ic knowl­edge exchange around more…

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£1.3m of projects now tackling carbon emissions thanks to new grants from Co-op Foundation and Co-op

Car­bon Inno­va­tion Fund is a total £3m part­ner­ship, part-fund­ed through the sale of com­postable car­ri­er bags in Co-op stores

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LEAF Insights: making the most of your membership

FREE LEAF Mem­ber work­shops this autumn to help you get the most out of your mem­ber­ship to build busi­ness resilience.

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New farming entrants recognised as sustainable farming champions

Har­ri­et Ross and Ben Lowe, new entrants at HB Farms near Udny, Ellon in Aberdeen­shire have been recog­nised for their pio­neer­ing approach­es to more sus­tain­able farm­ing by lead­ing farm­ing organisation…

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