Farming With Trees Event - Rhug Estate, Wales

30 July 2013 10:00 - 30 July 2013 16:30

Rhug Estate, Corwen, Denbighshire. LL21 0EH

The Woodland Trust and The Soil Association would like to invite you to a FREE technical event which will demonstrate how trees can complement and support your farming system.

At this event, The Woodland Trust will highlight some approaches to integrating trees on farm as well as fi nancial support available for planting trees. You will also hear from a number of pioneering farmers who will share their experiences including: 
 
• The Pontbren Project - a farmer-led approach to managing trees in the uplands
Rhug Estate Case Study
 
The Organic Research Centre will also provide information on the latest research regarding agroforestry techniques both here and abroad.  An organic lunch and refreshments will be provided. A farm walk will also be held at Rhug Estate in the afternoon.

Please contact Astrid Toner via email at producer.support@soilassociation.org or on 0117 9142400 to book your place(s).
 
The closing date for bookings is Friday 19 July.
 
Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. An agenda and directions will be circulated upon booking. We look forward to hearing from
you.
 
The event publicity leaflet is available in both English and Welsh and can be viewed at full size by clicking on the appropriate image below.
 
Rhug Estate Trees Event - Welsh
 



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