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Farm Visit – Portloughan Farm, Strangford

Overview

Following our Nature Means Business conference, our NFFN steering group members will be hosting farm visits across the UK. This is a great opportunity to see farming with nature in action and these tours will provide an insight into how nature can positively impact business, through reduced inputs and improved natural capital. This is also a chance to meet other like-minded nature-friendly farmers!

All farm visits are free and spaces are limited. Book your place on any of the below farm visits by emailing Rhys – jonathan.pinnick@nffn.org.uk. Name, email address and phone number will be required to book.

Portloughan Farm in Strangford, Co.Down, is 80ha of arable land with forestry, rising 300 metres above sea level. David’s farming focus centres on nature-friendly approaches, including multi-species habtats, margin, wild bird cover and ponds (natural, man made and winter flooded). Along with his wife, Alison, they plant in difficult farming areas with funding from the NI Department of Agriculture’s Farm Woodland Planting Scheme. Portloughan Farm is also a TDF habitat farm and jointly won this year’s Farm Woodland Award 2021 with Royal Forestry Society.

Tea, coffee & biscuits provided.

Contact

Phone

Email
jonathan.pinnick@nffn.org.uk

Web

Location
42 Audleystown Road, Downpatrick, UK

Upcoming Dates
Start November 10, 2021, 10:00am
End November 2, 2021, 12:00pm