Growing Trees on Farm
1 June 2017
The beneficial impact of growing trees on farm.
Dumfries, 9:30am - 3:00pm
A practical perspective, from initial design to planting, pruning, managing and processing. Highlighting the benefits, the options, lessons learned, funding and future plans. Includes a visit to a mixed farm to show the outcomes that can be achieved for the whole farm, 25 years on from planting a mixed conifer and broadleaved woodland. Come along, see for yourself and discuss what trees can do for your business.
Speakers include David Atkinson, Snr Forestry Advisor, Edwin Thompson; Forestry Commission Scotland and Woodland Trust Scotland.
Funding for this activity is made available through the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (which is jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the European Union), with partner funding from Quality Meat Scotland, Forestry Commission Scotland, Innovative Farmers and The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation