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Farmers share challenges of regen farming switch and what they’d change

Almost 1,000 visitors to the award-winning regenerative farming event Down to Earth North last week (6 July) in Cumbria left the day empowered about regenerative farming after hearing from farmers and experts about how it is possible to implement it on all farming systems. Regen expert Caroline Grindrod from Wilderculture said the process of regenerative […]

4 top tips on getting started with regen farming

Regenerative farming can work in all farming systems, explained leading agronomist Helen Dent, Kite Consulting, at last week’s (6 July) Down to Earth event in Cumbria. She explained to visitors the fundamental principles and how they should think of feeding their soil the same way they think of feeding their cows. “In both cases, you […]

How agroforestry is benefiting livestock and the land

Planting trees will help farmers on their journey to net zero whilst benefiting livestock and the environment, visitors to last week’s (6 July) Down to Earth event in Cumbria heard. Graham Watson from Cumbria Community Woodland explained how many farmers were already integrating agroforestry into their livestock systems through a network of hedges surrounding field […]

Ticket sales launch for RABDF Down to Earth events

Tickets are now on sale for the RABDF’s regenerative Down to Earth events taking place on Wednesday 21 June and Thursday 6 July. Demand for the inaugural event last year has resulted in the rollout of two days this summer. Arla regenerative pilot farmer, Neil Baker, will host the first day and will look at […]