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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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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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