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Counting the Cost, Value & Benefits of Natural Capital in Agriculture

January 18, 2018 |

This article was originally published on FarmingUK

“The growing importance of ‘natural capital’ has made some in the farming industry question how land could be valued in a way which prioritises sustainability and rewards the stewards.

The importance of ‘natural capital’ – land, soil, ecosystems, air and clean water – was highlighted in a recent presentation by Defra Secretary Michael Gove.

He acknowledged that the worth of the countryside goes beyond its economic return.

Farmers and landowners are now questioning how they can value land use in a way that prioritises sustainability and rewards the stewards…”

Read on at: FarmingUK.

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