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Environment and Agriculture

Glen DollThis section covers environmental issues and their integration with Scottish agriculture.

Incorporating Agri-environment schemes, Environmental Impact Assessment, Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZ), Cross Compliance and Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC).


  • PEPFAA Code

    Prevention of Environmental Pollution from Agricutural Activity.

  • Genetic Modification

    Scottish Government Policy on Genetically Modified Organisms.

  • Pesticides

    Pesticides - A guide to current legislation