With approximately 80% of land in Scotland devoted to agriculture, the value of farmland habitats in connecting nature-rich habitats through our countryside is becoming increasingly recognised. Wildlife rich habitats can also sequester and store carbon, support insect pollinators and natural enemies, and regulate water flow. We have worked with NatureScot to identify five practical steps any farmer can take to farm in a more nature-positive way with benefits both to production and wider society.
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