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9 May 2018 | Finance,Forestry,Market Reports,News,Products

Farmers and landowners have been told they are missing out on healthy returns in the forestry sector, which has been boosted by tax incentives and inc...

Landowners 'missing out' on healthy returns in forestry sector

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19 April 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

A research project is looking at promoting agroforestry with hopes it could change how the British countryside looks and functions in the future. T...

New project looks at promoting agroforestry in UK

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4 April 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

Over 2,500 native trees now dot the banks of the Burntollet River in County Londonderry thanks to local farmers and landowners. The riverside plant...

Farmers help plant thousands of native trees in Northern Ireland

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21 March 2018 | Forestry,News,Property News

The substantial widening of compulsory purchase powers which hoped to be included in new forestry legislation has been rejected by MSPs in the Scottis...

Widening of compulsory purchase powers for new forestry bill rejected by MSPs

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Many farmers go unrewarded in delivering "public goods" such as managing the environment, according to a survey of over 500 farmers. Significant im...

Many farmers go unrewarded in delivering 'public goods', survey finds

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2 March 2018 | Forestry,News,Shows and Events

The finest farm woodlands in Scotland are being asked to step forward as part of a national awards programme. Scotland's Finest Woods Awards, which...

Farm woodlands in Scotland encouraged to participate in awards programme

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2 March 2018 | Forestry,News,Property News,Rural Life

The Scottish Tenant Farming Commissioner has been urged to examine its negotiations with agricultural tenants over their farm leases following allegat...

Tenant farming watchdog to probe allegations of bullying over farm leases

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20 February 2018 | Forestry,Grassland,News,Renewables and Environment

One of Northern Ireland’s most iconic landscapes is in the limelight thanks to a five-year project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and backed b...

Farmers help conserve one of Northern Ireland's most iconic landscapes

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14 February 2018 | Forestry,News,Property News,Renewables and Environment

New funding means England’s largest woodland planting scheme in 30 years is a step closer today, and landowners are being urged to get involved. D...

England’s largest woodland scheme step closer due to new funding

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2 February 2018 | Feed and Forage,Forestry,News,Organic,Pigs,Poultry

A new EU-funded project has been launched to help organic pig and poultry farms achieve the goal of 100 percent use of local organic feed. Research...

Changes to EU organic regulation triggers ‘grow local’ research for feed

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1 February 2018 | Agri Safety,Forestry,News,Rural Life,Sheep

The sheep industry is warning that calls to help lead work on the Northern Forest proposal could be dampened amid the awaited decision on proposals to...

Work on Northern Forest could be 'dampened' amid lynx proposals

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15 January 2018 | Finance,Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

The Forestry Commission is hosting events in the Scottish Borders aimed at encouraging farmers and land owners to integrate tree planting into their b...

Forestry Commission urges Scottish Borders' farmers to plant trees

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12 January 2018 | Finance,Forestry,News

Funding for tree planting schemes in Scotland has been trebled as woodland creation activity reaches unprecedented levels amongst farmers. Currentl...

Funding trebles for woodland creation in Scotland due to 'unprecedented' activity by farmers

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8 January 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment,Rural Life

The rural economy is set to receive a huge boost as plans have been announced to create a new Northern Forest that will comprise over 50 million trees...

'Northern Forest' which plans to plant 50m new trees could boost rural economy

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2 January 2018 | Finance,Forestry,News,Property News

Farmers and landowners can now apply for up to £6,800 per hectare to create new woodland on their property for financial and environmental benefits. ...

Farmers urged to apply for new woodland grant

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5 December 2017 | Finance,Forestry,News

A Welsh hill farm has secured a sustainable future by planting 120 acres of forestry through the Woodland Creation Scheme. The Lydiate family farm ...

Welsh farming family plants 120 acres of woodland to secure sustainable future

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1 December 2017 | Forestry,News,Property News

The Forestry Commission has approved England's largest woodland planting scheme for 30 years, with more than 600,000 trees to be planted in Northumber...

England's largest woodland planting scheme for 30 years to commence in 2018

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30 November 2017 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Forestry,Grassland,News,Rural Life

A new land capability mapping system for Wales has been launched, and is the first major update since the original maps were produced in the early 197...

Land capability mapping system launched for Wales, first update since 1970's

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28 November 2017 | Diversification,Finance,Forestry,Government,Grassland,News

The Countryside Stewardship scheme will be simplified into four new streamlined offers which will launch in January, Defra Secretary Michael Gove has ...

Gove's pledge to rid 'burdensome' policy sees Countryside Stewardship simplified

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13 November 2017 | Forestry,Government,News

Farming Minister George Eustice has expressed keen commitment to include agroforestry in future domestic agricultural policy post-Brexit at a meeting ...

Farm minister Eustice expresses commitment to agroforestry

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13 November 2017 | Finance,Forestry,News

A £5m government fund to help farmers create woodlands along the HS2 route between London and Birmingham has been announced. As part of the constru...

£5m fund launched to help farmers create woodlands along HS2

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13 November 2017 | Animal Health,Bees and Beekeeping,Forestry,Government,Grassland,News

Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would hold the government to account for upholding environmental standards after Brexit has been anno...

New environmental protections announced to deliver 'Green Brexit'

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3 November 2017 | Finance,Forestry,News,Property News

Farmers have been encouraged to plan ahead for the next round of funding for woodland creation, which opens for applications in two months. The Cou...

Farmers encouraged to apply for woodland creation grant

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2 November 2017 | Agri Safety,Crops and Cereals,Forestry,Grassland,News

Choosing different crops, building soil organic matter and planting more trees could allow farmers to reduce the risk of nearby rivers from bursting t...

Natural methods could help farmers stop rivers bursting banks miles downstream

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A government strategy urging a low-carbon future has called for a bigger forest network in rural areas, a new system of agricultural support and bette...

Clean Growth Strategy: What it says about agriculture