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Agroforestry – A Win Win for Farm productivity and the Environment

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The Market Tavern

Scalford Road

Melton Mowbray

LE13 1JY

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Planting trees as agroforestry within livestock and arable systems brings multiple benefits and income opportunities.

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Come and listen to first-hand accounts of how agroforestry can increase the biodiversity and productivity of your farming system. Attending will be agroforestry industry experts and farmers presenting their own experiences on the positive benefits of planting trees on farms.

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4:00 Arrival and light refreshments

4:15 Introductions

4:30 The role of agroforestry in agriculture – Ian Knight

4.45 Farmer experience’s planting agroforestry systems, challenges and benefits, sharing opportunities;

- David Rose, farming with the community has planted silvoarable and silvopastoral systems, Leicestershire

- Sue Warner, homeopathy expert and farmer recently planted agroforestry system in Leicestershire

- Stephen Briggs, farm shop and silvoarable apple orchard, Peterborough

5.30 Planting opportunities, funding for trees and update on government policy

5.50 Open questions to expert panel

6:00 Refreshments and depart

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Scalford Road

Melton Mowbray

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