Tree planting and farming hand in hand: How to plant without affecting your subsidies

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2016 Case study 3
Tree planting and farming hand in hand, case study

Read our case study on the Allerton Project, spearheaded by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, a trial to demonstrate that tree planting and farming go hand in hand.

Trees can bring a wealth of benefits to a farm, from life-saving shelter for livestock, combating soil erosion, warming the soil to extend the growing season and slowing run-off. They also provide habitats for game,
birds and wildlife, attract vital pollinators; and provide an extra income through wood-fuel.