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Sustain Annual Conference 2021: Keeping food on the political plate

Join Sustain on the afternoon of Thursday 9 December, via Zoom, to hear a range of voices from across the UK on how to keep food on the political plate in 2022. We’ll be serving…
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Your Farming Future - Brightleigh Farm Tour

Join the LWA for this farm tour and peer to peer workshop to learn more about economically and environmentally sustainable beef production Brightleigh Farm in the village of Outwood, Surrey is 150 acres of permanent…
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COVID impacts on farm mental health survey

The Farming Mental Health project run by the Universities of Reading, Sheffield, Exeter is seeking to understand the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on rural communities within the United Kingdom, specifically the farming community. Photo:…
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Come and join us! We are recruiting a Fundraising Manager (G7)

Fundraising Manager (G7) REF: ADM2101 Salary range: £28,000 – £33,000 (FTE) per annum depending on experience The closing date for applications is 12 noon 17th December 2021. We are looking to appoint a Fundraising Manager (G7)…
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Lucy MacLennan at COP26

On Thursday 11th November our Chief Executive Lucy MacLennan spoke at the Agri-Food Transition Summit at COP26, in the Climate Action Innovation Zone. The session was titled 'Transformational Agri Food systems: Reforming our systems to…
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Temperate Tree Fodder - Virtual Seminar

From 10am to 4:30pm Eastern Time (US) Virtual via Zoom *Free registration, with a suggested $30 - 50 donation to benefit the Community Solidarity Agroforestry Fund from Silver Run Forest Farm This event will explore…
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Agroforestry in the Uplands - a new short film

The Soil Association have just released a new short film Agroforestry in the Uplands which focuses on why trees and hedgerows on upland farms are good for livestock, the environment, biodiversity, soil health and the…
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Farmer-to-farmer webinar programme, advice and farm tour

The second half of the farmer to farmer webinar programme is now live, and farm tours and advisory services have started as part of the Your Farming Future programme, a package of support offered by…
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Podcast: How trees can increase livestock's welfare and productivity

ORC's Senior Livestock Researcher Lindsay Whistance features on a fascinating recent Regenerative Agroforestry Podcast. Through Lindsay's extensive knowledge of silvopasture, she enables us to see agroforestry from the animal’s perspective. Trees can provide livestock with…
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How can agroforestry contribute towards biodiversity conservation?

How can agroforestry contribute to the achievement of future targets and what policy environment can support it? We explored this question in a recent webinar (October 20th) with a panel representing the latest research, on-farm…
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