The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

July 2012

Publication type:

Research report



Benefits of trees on arable farms, July 2012 research report

This research report makes the case for the thoughtful integration of trees into arable farming systems.

How can trees on farms support better production whilst improving the wider environment? The report considers the role of trees in helping address:

  • soil erosion
  • water conservation
  • wildlife conservation
  • protection of open habitats
  • crop pollination
  • climate change.
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