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A large EU Horizon project on agroforestry, REFOREST (Agroforestry at the forefront of farming sustainability in multifunctional landscapes in Europe) has commenced.  The project, which aims to read more ...

Friday 29th September 2023

John Davis is promoting a design of shelterbelt, Optimal Shelterbelt (OSB), that should give a significant increase in warmth and humidity in the local microclimate.  This is currently being read more ...

Friday 19th May 2023

A new literature review on the topic published by Natural England on 8th October 2021.

Thursday 4th November 2021

Defra's Future Farming Innovation Programme for England opened for applications on 20th October 2021, and will remain open for 5-6 weeks.  There are three types of projects funded in this first read more ...

Tuesday 26th October 2021

The Landworkers' Alliance have released a report 'The Promise of Agroforestry: Lessons from the Field'.  This draws on examples of 8 projects in the UK to highlight the benefits of agroforestry in read more ...

Thursday 14th October 2021

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

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