Changing the future of food and farming

Trees: a valuable crop

Event Date : October 17, 2013

A practical day looking at the benefits of agroforestry: how to manage existing woodland for livestock; planting for optimum arable production; funding sources and an introduction to the Woodland Trust. Speakers include Stephen Briggs, Abacus Organics; Mike Strachan, Forestry Commission Scotland and Russell Jobson, Woodland Trust. The day will also include a visit to Falkland Estate. The event is free to farmers and other land managers & £60.00 plus VAT to others. Places are limited and booking is essential so lunch and resource packs can be provided. For further information please call Lyn Matheson on 0131 666 0847 or email

With support from SRDP’s Skills Development Scheme & QMS

SHARE THIS POST:

Stay up to date with our bulletin

Be the first to hear about the latest organic and agroecological research and get tips to improve your success with organic farming and land management with the ORC bulletin newsletter.

Newsletter signup

Tick here for our bulletin newsletter

By ticking the box, you’re agreeing for us to contact you by email about our research, knowledge exchange, policy support and fundraising. Your details will only be used by the Organic Research Centre in adherence with our Privacy Policy.

You’re free to change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting our friendly Supporters Team at