The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

August 2012

Publication type:

Research report



Tree planting on farms, August 2012 research report

This research report explores the role of trees and woods on farms.

It explains how integrating trees into farming systems can improve water quality and help mitigate flooding, while also supporting production.

It also looks at how they can help with soil sediment losses, particularly where livestock have direct access to the water’s edge.

The correct choice of tree species is also discussed.

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