Skip to content

Natural Capital – Trees on Farm

Posted in

It’s a brand-new series of Natural Capital with a brand-new host! To kick things off Harry speaks to Scottish Forestry’s Lyn White, who is their forestry and farming development officer. Lyn promotes an integrated approach to farming and forestry, to aid understanding and explore opportunities for them to work more effectively together. We discuss working with farmers to maximise the benefits to farms, the farmer-led Integrating Trees Network and all things agroforestry. We discuss the multiple benefits that planting trees can bring to agriculture, including providing shelter, improving productivity, diversifying income, creating habitats and combating climate change.

Host Harry Fisher, Producer Iain Boyd, Executive Producer Kerry Hammond, Editor Ross Mackenzie.


0:55 – 15:05 Lyn’s role and the benefits of agroforestry and integrating trees to farmland.
15:06 – 26:05 Agroforestry, considerations, challenges, and grant options.
26:06 – 33:52 Integrating trees network and farmer led initiatives.
33:53 – 40:05 Farmer hesitancies, where to get more info and making the most of your land.


Related FAS resources: 

Natural Capital | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (

Farm Woodland resources for farmers from Farm Advisory Service (

Integrated Land Management Plans (ILMPs) | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (

Forestry Grant Scheme | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (


Other Related Resources:

Scottish Forestry – Integrating Trees Network

Integrating Trees Network Events

Forestry Grant Scheme (

Scottish Forestry – Home


Sign up to the FAS newsletter

Receive updates on news, events and publications from Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service