Managing and maximising biodiversity on-farm is a good thing and key to maintaining farm level natural capital. But why, where and how does it help the business, and how can we target efforts to make the most of what it has to offer? The LEAF IFM Field Event shone a spotlight on how farmers can optimise biodiversity to bring business benefits across the farm.
Date: Thursday 17th May 2018
Location: Elveden Farms Ltd, London Road, Elveden, Thetford IP24 3TQ
LEAF IFM Field Event explored the interconnections between biodiversity, soil, water and crop health, its contribution to animal and human health and consider wider issues around agricultural biodiversity and its role in sustainable and secure food production.
Hosted at LEAF Demonstration Farm, Elveden Estates, this event brought together farmers, innovators and experts to highlight environmentally and economically transformative biodiversity species and practices. It included field tours highlighting new trends and best practice and giving a direct line to the latest thinking and knowledge in a format allowing farmers to deploy it in their own farming business.