Tree Amble is a podcast which started in June 2023 celebrating the author (Pete Leeson)’s 30 years in conservation, featuring 30 interviews, each about an hour in length.
Independent evidence-based analysis of the environmental and economic benefits of hedgerows.
Practical guidance with case studies on managing hedgerows for woodfuel and hedgerow products, as part of the farm business.
Recommendations from the SOLMACC project for implementing climate-friendly and resilient farming practices on-farm.
Silvo-horticulture agroforestry has many benefits for market gardens, but needs careful planning for success. This workshop held at Organic Matters 2022 focused on how to make it work.
This publication from the Landworkers' Alliance highlights what pioneers of agroecology in the UK are doing to create a productive and sustainable agriculture.
Recording of a Groundswell 2022 discussion organised by Agricology exploring water resilience; why it's important to consider it on the farm, how it can be increased and how we can work together to create change and look after our water resources.
Summary highlighting outcomes of Tom Staton's PhD thesis ‘Evaluating the effects of agroforestry versus arable systems on functional biodiversity and associated ecosystem services.’
Recording of a workshop hosted by the Organic Research Centre online that set out to explore how agroforestry could contribute towards the conservation and restoration of biodiversity, and the policy options that could support the realisation of these benefits.
Document created as part of an agroforestry case study of Three Hagges Woodmeadow - exploring the practicalities and benefits of combining woodland and meadows.
Can planting trees on your hen range boost biodiversity as well as benefit your business?
A policy brief summarising results and recommendations from a review undertaken as part of the Defra-funded Agroforestry ELM Test project.
Report on studies carried out within an organic silvoarable alley cropping system in the UK (Wakelyns Agroforestry in Suffolk) where researchers have investigated the impact of trees on crops in adjacent alleys.
Details of planting designs for 3 contrasting farms in Devon who are taking part in a long-term field lab trial to help justify financial commitment to turn pasture over to silvopasture.
This film, created by the Soil Association through the FABulous Farmers project, explores some of the many benefits that can be experienced from different agroforestry systems.
This briefing examines the role of silvopastoral agroforestry in providing livestock with nutrients via tree browse, alongside the many other benefits of trees.
There is increasing recognition of the benefits of integrated agroecological farming systems but it can be hard to know where to start. In this podcast, Katie Bliss speaks to farmers David Rose and George Young who share their experiences of moving towards an agroecological approach.
This leaflet by the People’s Trust for Endangered Species explains why and how to manage your hedgerows to make sure they’re in a good condition to reach their economic, environmental and ecological potential.
David Rose, farmer and co-founder of Home Farm Ecocentre in Nottinghamshire talks about his silvoarable agroforestry system and research being carried out in one of a series of podcasts.
Research briefing outlines the planning, establishment and management of different agroforestry approaches as experienced at Elm Farm, an organic livestock farm in Berkshire.
Assess the potential business benefits of agroforestry for your farm or client and understand the possible benefits to the wider environment with this invaluable handbook.
A publication explaining the on-farm research carried out at Wakelyns and led by the late plant pathologist Prof. Martin Wolfe, putting into action his theories of agrobiodiversity being the answer to achieving sustainable and resilient agriculture.
Postgraduate student, Rachel Glover, has been investigating the impact of severe annual river flooding on a mixed lowland farm in Shropshire.