British farmers work hard to enhance the British countryside, maintain habitats for native plants and animals, maintain footpaths, protect watercourses and support wildlife species.
Just as we depend on the UK's farmland for the food we eat every day, so does the country’s wildlife. And with 71% of land in the UK managed by farmers, it’s easy to see what an important role they play in helping to protect and encourage wildlife and habitats.
Find out more below on what British farmers are doing to protect the environment.
Beef produced in Britain has a greenhouse gas footprint two-and-a-half times lower than the global average. Read why British livestock is part of the solution to climate change and read about the great environmental story British beef has to tell.