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11 January 2019 | Forestry,News

Scots landowners to benefit from 'streamlined' forestry grants
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11 January 2019 | Forestry,News

The Scottish Government will streamline the process for forestry grant payments in a move to encourage more small scale landowners to take up grants. ...

Scots landowners to benefit from 'streamlined' forestry grants

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11 December 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

A new online calculator has been developed to help farmers and others to design woodlands to capture airborne ammonia and so reduce air pollution. ...

Online calculator developed for farmers to cut ammonia emissions

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6 December 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment,Rural Life

Major afforestation plans by the Welsh Government could drive 1,400 farming families off the land, Welsh farmers have warned. New proposals aimed a...

Farmers worry major afforestation plans could drive families off the land

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27 November 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

Landowners can help prevent flooding by planting trees in upland areas to act as a buffer and slow down the flow of water, but will need more help in ...

RICS calls for more farmer support to help tackle flooding

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15 November 2018 | Finance,Forestry,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

Current uses of land in the UK "must change" to help remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere, the Committee on Climate Change has said. ...

'Fundamental reform' of UK land needed to combat climate change

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30 October 2018 | Finance,Forestry,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

Rural-based organisations and farm groups have united in their call for a solid Government commitment to long-term funding in any new post-Brexit agri...

Groups unite in plea for long-term funding to be included in Ag Bill

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23 October 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

A project called the 'Forestry Investment Zone' has been set up in Cumbria to help landowners and farmers create new woodland. The Zone has been la...

'Forestry Investment Zone' to help Cumbria landowners create woodland

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27 September 2018 | Finance,Forestry,News,Property News

Low rates of tree planting and ambitious Government targets have made the climate favourable for landowners to take advantage of grant schemes and tax...

Farmers urged to take advantage of grants to increase woodland

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13 September 2018 | Finance,Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

The government has increased access for farmers and landowners to receive woodland creation grants, now available all year round. Applications are ...

Farmers can now receive woodland grants all-year round

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

Farmers and landowners are being urged to generate cash by signing up for a woodland scheme to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The Woodland Carbon ...

Turn woodland into emission-reducing money machines, farmers urged

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14 June 2018 | Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

Farmers have helped create 7,100 hectares of new woodland planted during 2017/18, a rise of 2,300 hectares from the previous year. The figures mean...

Scottish farmers help create 7,100ha of new woodland

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12 June 2018 | Forestry,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

Major agroforestry trials should be established during the EU withdrawal period to improve agricultural productivity and environmental protection, acc...

Agroforestry trials needed to improve farm productivity post-Brexit, report says

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7 June 2018 | Finance,Forestry,News,Renewables and Environment

Farmers and landowners will help in the first phase of a £1m project to revitalise an 80sq mile area of Northern Ireland with woodland. The Woodlan...

Farmers and landowners to play key role in Northern Ireland woodland project

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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 and Rural Crime,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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