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Ancient Tree Guides No.1: Trees and farming

A guide that looks at how farming may affect the lives of ancient trees and at simple measures that can prevent their untimely death.

Year of Publication2004

This note offers guidance in respect of some common farming activities that affect ancient trees, including:1. Cultivation and ditching2. Fertilisers and animal medicines3. Grazing4. Retention of mature and ancient trees – alive and dead5. Best practice when cutting mature and ancient trees

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agricommon
Organisation Logo for Woodland Trust

Conservation charity dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage

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