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Growing Trees on Farm: the Beneficial Impact

Growing Trees on Farm

Thursday 1st June, Dumfries, 9.30am-3pm

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.

Free of charge to farmers, foresters and land managers and £40 + VAT to others.

Book online, call Jane on 0131 666 2474, or email

Organic Catch up: Invitation to anyone interested in organic to an informal catch up chat at the end of the event. We will have a quick update on Soil Association Scotland activities and any questions you may have. 

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