Trial to pay farmers to protect soil and hedgerows in post-Brexit subsidy shift

Hundreds of farmers will be paid to take care of parts of the countryside such as hedgerows or soil this year as part of a trial announced by Environment Secretary George Eustice at the NFU’s conference (Steve Parsons/PA)
Hundreds of farmers will be paid to take care of parts of the countryside such as hedgerows or soil this year as part of a trial announced by Environment Secretary George Eustice at the NFU’s conference (Steve Parsons/PA)