2017 Annual Meeting of the Farm Woodland Forum

2017 meeting

The annual meeting of the Farm Woodland Forum was held at Cranfield University on Friday 23rd June.  It followed on from the meeting Agroforestry 2017: improving productivity for farmers and foresters at Cranfield University on Thursday 22nd June, organised by the Woodland Trust, the Royal Forestry Society and the Soil Association and supported by the Farm Woodland Forum.

Topic

Practical Agroforestry in the British Isles

Session 1 Agroforestry Policy

Agroforestry policy and the AGFORWARD project  - Paul Burgess (Cranfield University, UK),  Rosa Mosquera-Losada (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), Jo Smith (Organic Research Centre, UK), Jose Javier Santiago Freijanes, A. Pisanelli, M. Rois, M. den Herder, G. Moreno, N. Lamersdorf, N., Ferreiro Domínguez, F. Balaguer, A. Pantera, V. Papanastasis, A. Rigueiro-Rodríguez, J.A. Aldrey, P. Gonzalez-Hernández, J.L. Fernández-Lorenzo and R. Romero-Franco

Policies to encourage trees on farms in the UK and Ireland - Gerry Lawson (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh) with Eugene Curran (Forest Service, Ireland), Jim McAdam (Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Belfast), Mike Strachan (Forestry Commission Scotland), Tim Pagella (Bangor University, Wales) and Jo Smith (Organic Research Centre, England)

Session 2 Practical Agroforestry

UK Woodland Carbon Code and agroforestry - Vicky West (Forestry Commission Scotland)

MULTI-LAND: Enhancing agricultural productivity and ecosystem service resilience in multifunctional landscapes. - H. Ford, D. Moya, A. Smith, J. Newbold, K. Shingfield, C. Marley, J. Healey, T. Pagella, M. Rayment, M. Marshall, P. Jones and B. Webb (Aberystwyth University, Bangor University, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology) 

Agroforestry and the decentralisation of food and energy production - Martin. S. Wolfe (Wakelyns Agroforestry, Organic Research Centre, CAWR Coventry University)

Helping farmers benefit from trees - Rowan Reid (Australian Agroforestry Foundation)

 

Field Visit to Whitehall Farm