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LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) are looking for farmers to take part in a project from March 2024 to March 2025 to explore agroforestry.  Farmers will receive 1:1 support designing and read more ...

Tuesday 20th February 2024

A network of 130 Climate Demo Farms will be established in the UK as part of a 7-year EU Horizon project.  The project, coordinated by Innovation for Agriculture, in association with ADAS and read more ...

Wednesday 17th January 2024

The final report on a Cranfield University study for Defra on 'Evaluating the Productivity, Environmental Sustainability and Wider Impact of Agroecological compared to Conventional Farming Systems read more ...

Tuesday 16th January 2024

Defra have announced details of funding for environmental  measures in England starting in 2024.  These include increased payment rates for the Sustainable Farming Initiative and Countryside read more ...

Friday 5th January 2024

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has announced another round of funding for the large R&D Farming Innovation Programme will open on 15th January 2024.  One of the read more ...

Tuesday 19th December 2023

Films of the 2023 Agroforestry Show, organised by the Soil Association and the Woodland Trust, are now available to view.

Wednesday 6th December 2023

A team of experts across Europe have carried out a horizon scanning exercise to identify issues that are likely to have an impact on UK forests.  Catastrophic forest ecosystem collapse received read more ...

Wednesday 8th November 2023

Chichester District Council has announced it has received a share of the additional £2million provided by DEFRA for the Trees Outside Woodlands project.  Chichester District Council, which has read more ...

Tuesday 24th October 2023

A report on the state of nature in the UK has recently been published by a group of organisations involved with nature conservation and evidence collection.  The key finding is that there has been read more ...

Friday 20th October 2023

Scientists have discovered the first ash tree in the UK tolerant to ash dieback (caused by the fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus).  The discovery of this tree, in Norfolk, opens up the read more ...

Wednesday 18th October 2023

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