Trees are an effective tool for a variety of purposes in any farm design, whether you are managing a lot of hectares or a small homestead. Join Rosa Bevan and James Reid, from small farm and market garden Tap o’ Noth, Aberdeenshire, and arable farmer Roger Howison, of 537-acre Parkhill Farm in Fife, to find out how trees are helping them achieve their goals. Discuss:
- Why you should consider trees in your farm design
- The main challenges when including trees, and how to overcome them
- How to plan, fund and establish trees in different-sized farms
- What big farms can learn from smaller farms and vice versa
- How trees could work on your farm (Q&A)
FREE and open to all. Booking is required.
You might also be interested in these events:
Mob Grazing Q&A: Outwintering in wet conditions, Thursday 4 February, 7–8.30pm
Agroforestry: Making trees work on your croft, Thursday 11 February, 7–8.30 pm
Mob Grazing Q&A Outwintering to reduce inputs, Thursday 4 March, 7 – 8.30pm (Save the date)
Agroforestry: Funding and income streams, Thursday 11 March, 7–8.30 pm (Save the date)
For more information contact Ana on 0793 082 4983 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jane on 0131 370 8150 (email@example.com)
Run by Soil Association Scotland with funding from the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (Scottish Government/European Union), with partner funding from Scottish Forestry and Woodland Trust Scotland.
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