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NFFN Wales Blog

22/06/20 Wales’ Global Ecosystem – an Insect Blog from the Ceiriog Valley The more we look, the more we realise how much important stuff is going on connecting distant ecosystems....

MOREwoods and MOREhedges

Helen Chesshire from The Woodland Trust tells us about the England Tree Strategy and schemes the Woodland Trust they have to support farmers....

Agriculture Bill Report Stage & Third Reading Briefing

On Wednesday 13th May 2020, Parliament will be voting on the Agriculture Bill online, defining the future of UK farming. At the NFFN, we want to ensure that this Bill puts the environment at the forefront of farming practices....

Food for people and pollinators

Catherine Jones, Pollinator Officer, shares with us an update from Buglife and information about their forthcoming farmer survey....

NFFN Covid-19 Story: Paul Sousek

Cottage Farm is an organic regenerative livestock farm powered by renewable energy. Paul raises organic Red Ruby/ North Devon cattle and organic Wiltshire Horn sheep, which they sell as meat boxes direct to customers, both locally and nationally....

NFFN Covid-19 Story: Jock Gibson

Jock is a livestock farmer in Scotland, who, after inheriting the farm from his father decided to work with nature rather than against it. Jock is currently supporting his local community by adjusting their business model to support local and nati...

NFFN Covid-19 Story: Sally-Ann Spence

Sally-Ann Spence is an entomologist and farmer based in Wiltshire. Berrycroft Farm is a family farm, run by Sally’s husband and brother. It produces wheat, barley, oats, and beans – the rapeseed oil goes to McDonalds for frying, the wheat...