Shelter boosts lamb survival rate - planting trees to benefit sheep farming

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2014 Case study 2
Shelter boosts lamb survival rate - planting trees to benefit sheep farming

Cumbrian farmer David Noble explains how planting trees has transformed his farm ...

Farming at over 1,000 feet at the northern foot of the Lake District’s Skiddaw Range brings considerable challenges. Cumbrian upland sheep farmer David Noble has planted trees and hedgerows on his farm to protect his flocks from the harsh weather conditions, as well as improve the overall condition of his land and the surrounding environment.