Farmer Stories

Tree Sparrow Villages and Barn Owl Abodes

Farmers and Warwickshire Wildlife Trust working in partnership to create new homes for declining bird species Barn owls and tree sparrows have both suffered huge declines over the last 50 years due partly to agric...

NFFN Meet The Team! Michael Meharg NFFN NI Vice Chair

Michael Meharg farms a 250 ha suckler cow enterprise in county Antrim which includes conservation on a number of protected sites in NI. Passionate about the environment and rare breeds and with a background in ecology Michael facilitates work...

Herbal Ley Hay Case Study

Forage – silage and hay, by Callum Weir We had a buzzword for the 2019 forage season at the National Trust’s Wimpole Estate – patchwork. Instead of cutting a whole field of silage, we cut half of two fields. Instead o...

NFFN Farmer Case Study, Sorcha Lewis, Elan Valley Wales

Sorcha Lewis is on the NFFN Steering Group for Wales, we asked her to tell us about her farm in the Elan Valley and share her thoughts on nature friendly farming…   Sorcha and Brian Lewis are third generation tenant f...