Trees, Agriculture and Countryside Stewardship

Cranfield University
In Bedfordshire

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Important information

Typology Short course
Location Bedfordshire
  • Short course
  • Bedfordshire
Description

Support for agriculture in Europe occurs in the context of pillar 1 and pillar 2 of the Common Agriculture Policy. In the UK, pillar 1  support will be provided through the basic payment scheme from  2015 to 2019. Since October 2015, Pillar 2 support in England  occurs through a new Countryside Stewardship Scheme. This  includes provision for support for woodland planting, woodland  management, and hedgerow planting. However the eligibility for  woodland planting requires a minimum stand density of 400 trees  per hectare. There are options for the maintenance of parklands,  but not for their creation. 

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Starts Location
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Bedfordshire
Cranfield University Cranfield, MK43 0AL, Bedfordshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Bedfordshire
Cranfield University Cranfield, MK43 0AL, Bedfordshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Course structure The one day course will focus on the alternative options for tree planting on farms that allow continued food production. The course will include case studies and workshops.
What you will learn The objective of this one day workshop is to explore the options for alternative tree planting options (parklands, productive hedgerows, alley-cropping systems, shelterbelts, woodland for egg production, single trees) in terms of the eligibility for support in various parts of the UK.


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