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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...

Farm Wildlife Joins NFFN

We are pleased to announce that Farm Wildlife is now officially a supporting partner to NFFN. developed with farmers for farmers, Farm Wildlife brings together best practice advice from a broad range of wildlife organisations to identify the 6 mos...

Wildlife Trust Farming Projects

Many of NFFN Partner Organisations work with farmers. This month we are showcasing the fantastic work that farmers across the UK are doing with The Wildlife Trusts...

NI Agri-Environment Scheme Update

Farmers from across Northern Ireland have been notified recently regarding their applications to the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Higher. This Agri-Environment Scheme provides funding to farmers in priority areas to manage their land in a wa...