Farming

Farming

Farming
Welcome to this group for all farmers and anyone with an interest in farming. Read our blog to see how we're working with farmers and to find out where you can meet us at events.
Latest blog posts
  • Life as a tenant farmer at Geltsdale

    Ian Bell is tenant farmer at RSPB Geltsdale in the wet and windy North Pennines where he grazes sheep and cattle. Here he talks about his experience of farming on the reserve. Two years in to taking on the farm tenancy at RSPB Geltsdale and I’m...
  • Creating space for lapwings in Yorkshire

    RSPB Farmland advisor Chris Tomson tells us about the work underway on one estate in Yorkshire to provide valuable nesting and feeding habitat for lapwings. Lapwing numbers are increasing on the Ganton Estate in North Yorkshire thanks to a technique...
  • Agriculture post-Brexit - thoughts on the future

    In case you missed it - our Conservation Director Martin Harper focussed on the future of farming post-Brexit last week, following the publication of a new independent report on two potential drivers of change – a decrease in financial support for...
  • More great news from Hope Farm

    Every year, the dedicated team at Hope Farm plan, manage and monitor the conservation measures in place on the farm to ensure it is providing space for wildlife to thrive. All this is done alongside the normal operations of a productive arable farm. ...
  • Bringing Twite Back

    The RSPB's Natasha Yorke-Edgell takes us on a journey around Scotland, Wales and the north of England to discover how the fortunes of this charming little bird might be changing as a result of combined efforts from the farming and conservation community...
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