Tree identification

fred.950

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Mixed Farmer
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Dorset/Wiltshire
Could someone identify this tree for me please? It’s probably really obvious but I don’t know!
 

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Exfarmer

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Bury St Edmunds
Sweet chestnut are found across England. They are an introduced species possibly by the Romans. They make excellent timber, unlike their cousins the horse chestnut. They are great for coppicing and were the basis of forest industry making all manner of fencing and other products.
They are far better for stakes as the rot at a far lower rate than Oak
 

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

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In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...
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