Trees: a crop with many benefits (Blair Atholl)


An event looking at what trees can do to improve your farm business. Includes:

  • Managing existing woodland for livestock
  • Tree planting in an arable rotation
  • How to fund what you want to do
  • Speakers Stephen Briggs of Abacus Organics, Mike Strachan of Scottish Forestry and Iain Moss of Woodland Trust Scotland
  • Visit to Mains of Fincastle where livestock farmer Andrew Barbour has planted trees as shelter and forage (silvopastural grazing)

Free of charge to farmers, land managers and foresters.

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For more information call Jane on 0131 370 8150 or email

Funding comes from the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the European Union), with partner funding from Quality Meat Scotland, Scottish Forestry, Innovative Farmers and The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation