When it comes to the Green Low-carbon Agri-Environmental Scheme (GLAS), the Department has carried out several evaluations over the past two years as to how successful certain actions have been.

Some of these were phone-call evaluations to see if actions had been implemented, while others were field-based evaluations. Two of the big-ticket items in GLAS included low input permanent pasture (LIPP) and wild bird cover (WBC).