Farm Woodland


    Sapling to Sawmill

    The A-Listed Capenoch House will form an impressive backdrop to the two free Farm Advisory Service (FAS) events in Dumfries and Galloway next month. The 19th-Century baronial property sits on…

    North East Organic Discussion Group – Tap o’Noth Farm (Event Summary)

    Do you know what permaculture and community supported agriculture are? At the recent North East Organic Discussion Group we went on a tour of Tap o’Noth Farm and heard all…

    The River & the Willows – Green Engineering (Tomintoul) – Event Summary

    Woodlands have an enormous role to play in helping to reduce flooding and improve water quality.


    Maximising the value of your timber – Event Summary

    Given that the rotation for this crop is so long it is important to get the most income from your timber as possible.

    Don’t be Sheepish about Woodland Creation – Event Summary

    This event focused on the creation of woodland both commercial and non-commercial, the funding available for creating these schemes and the non timber benefits of having woodland on your land…

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    How to Plant Trees on Your Farm (Bonar Bridge): woodland creation, management and funding (A Soil Association event)

    A practical day event exploring the benefits of planting and managing trees on your land, including the chance to have a go at planting. Includes: Visit to Tulluch Tea croft…

    Making Thinning Work for You

    Thinning is an essential management operation for growing a good quality timber crop. With the demand for biomass the profitability of thinning has seldom been better.  This has helped forest…

    Making Woodland Work for You (Lanark): creation and funding (A Soil Association event)

    Supported by Central Scotland Green Network Trust A practical event looking at the benefits of woodland creation and how to fund it, as well as how to manage existing woodland.…

    Sapling to Sawmill Event 2 (South Scotland)

    This is the second event for our Sapling to Sawmill meetings this time we visit Townhead Sawmill, James Kingan and Sons. It is run by David Kingan who will lead…

    Sapling to Sawmill Event 1 (South Scotland)

    This event will provide an insight to the importance of good design and establishment techniques in getting a timber crop established, as well as looking at the factors which can…

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    Farm Woodland News – Autumn 2018

    Farm Woodland News – Autumn 2018

    Publication Type: Farm Woodland News Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Crops and Soils and Farm Woodland

    Thinning: transforming your woodland and finances

    Publication Type: Video Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Crops and Soils and Farm Woodland

    Case Study: Productive Woodland Creation on Better Land

    Case Study: Productive Woodland Creation on Better Land

    Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Farm Woodland

    Farm Management Handbook 2018/2019

    The 39th edition of the Farm Management Handbook is an essential tool for any progressive farm business, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date source of information for farmers, rural professionals, students…

    Woodland creation on crofts podcast

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    Case Study: Productive Woodland Creation on Better Land

    This case study covers the afforestation of a 48ha woodland scheme on arable land in Aberdeenshire in 2017, owned by Aylsa Leslie and her family.

    Info note – Hot weather July2018

    Information Note – Summer 2018: Hot weather and potential risks to livestock health and welfare

    Case Study – Myreton Farm

    Diversifying your Business with Woodland Creation Presentation

    Sheep and Trees Leaflet

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