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A group of 7 farms in south west England are running a 12-year trial on silvopastoral agroforestry.  The farmers will monitor the impact of integrating more trees on farmland on animal behaviour, read more ...

Tuesday 23rd March 2021

9th December 2020.  Defra have published a document making clear that silovoarable agroforestry, silvopasture, riparian forest buffers (tree-planting between agricultural land and watercourses) read more ...

Friday 19th March 2021

Farm Woodland Forum submits views to the England Tree Strategy Consultation.

Friday 25th September 2020

DEFRA has launched a consultation on the England Tree Strategy. Submissions should be made by 11th September 2020.

Wednesday 24th June 2020

Recently published research exploring land-use histories of tree-crop landscapes: a cross-site comparison in the Mediterranean basin.

Thursday 7th May 2020

The 5th European Agroforestry Conference, to be held in Sardinia, has been postponed to 5th - 7th October 2020. 


Early bird registration has been postponed to 30th June 2020.

Monday 9th March 2020

New agroforestry tree plantings at SRUC.

Monday 9th March 2020

WWF Scotland published a report 'Delivering Net Zero: Scottish Agriculture' in November 2019. 

Monday 13th January 2020

In November 2019 the IPCC published a special report on climate change and land.  Agroforestry is stated in the report to have a  'high' mitigation potential in respect to climate change.

Friday 20th December 2019

Andrew Doyle, Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture (Ireland) visited an agroforestry open day on Leo Murphy's farm in Co. Kildare on 29th August. 

Tuesday 3rd September 2019

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