23 October 2019
Soil nutrient management

A workshop with Mark Measures

21 November 2019
Agroforestry event in Melton Mowbray

A Win Win for Farm productivity and the Environment



16 October 2019
Land and Soil Management Award 2019/20 call

Apply now! Deadline 31 December 2019

15 October 2019
Integrated Pest Management decision support systems

ADAS lead new online platform for farmers and advisors



21 March 2019
In adversity, what are farmers doing to be more resilient?

Opportunities, barriers and constraints in organic techniques helping to improve the sustainability of conventional farming

The Agroforestry Handbook

Category: News
29 July 2019

Written for farmers and advisors this book will help you assess the potential business benefits of agroforestry for your farm or client and to understand the possible benefits to the wider environment.

The authors, (including ORC's Jo Smith, Sally Westaway and Lindsay Whistance) are leading researchers and practitioners with decades of experience in agroforestry from the UK and around the world.

What's included in the handbook?

This handbook is your essential guide to agroforestry and how to implement it on your farm. The book includes:

  • What is agroforestry?
  • Types of agroforestry
  • Practical advice on system design
  • Case studies
  • The economic case for agroforestry
  • Market opportunities
  • and much more…

The Authors

The Agroforestry Handbook has been written by leading researchers and practitioners.

  • Dr Paul Burgess - Cranfield University
  • Prof. Steven Newman - Biodiversity International
  • Dr Tim Pagella - Bangor University
  • Dr Jo Smith, Sally Westaway, Dr Lindsay Whistance - Organic Research Centre
  • Stephen Briggs, Ian Knight - Abacus Agriculture
  • Clive Thomas - Soil Association
  • Case Studies by The Woodland Trust
  • Edited by Ben Raskin & Simone Osborn - Soil Association

Download the Agroforestry Handbook

Keywords: Agroforestry

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