A Countryside COP will be held in October to allow the rural community to come together and showcase the opportunities that are available and the contribution already being made to reach Net Zero. There will be a variety of in person and online events
From early October through to Christmas the Woodland Trust are running six workshops to gauge farmer opinions in England on the design of ELM policy for agroforestry. Each workshop will be held on a farm with a specific focus on one type of agroforestry but all 6 will explore the core themes of payment and advice and guidance options within ELM.
Tried & Tested is an industry initiative which aims to help farmers improve nutrient management planning through a toolkit of free resources and guidance.
Nutrient management aims to match nutrient inputs to crop need. Not only does this mean crop yield and nutrient application are optimised but this targeted approach means losses of nutrients to the environment are significantly reduced.