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Moving towards farming systems that harness ecological processes to maintain productive agriculture whilst also building resilience, efficiency, and regenerating the farm environment is a constant learning process. www.agricology.co.uk is a hub for farmers and researchers to share the latest innovations and experiences of putting agroecology into practice. We chat with some of the movers and shakers in the fields, labs and food supply chains; focusing in on different sustainable farming practices in ‘Agroecology in focus’ and speaking with innovating farmers ‘In the field.’

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Moving towards farming systems that harness ecological processes to maintain productive agriculture whilst also building resilience, efficiency, and regenerating the farm environment is a constant learning process. www.agricology.co.uk is a hub for farmers and researchers to share the latest innovations and experiences of putting agroecology into practice. We chat with some of the movers and shakers in the fields, labs and food supply chains; focusing in on different sustainable farming practices in ‘Agroecology in focus’ and speaking with innovating farmers ‘In the field.’

    Agricology in the Field - Julian Gold

    Agricology in the Field - Julian Gold

    In this latest podcast we are ‘In the field’ with Julian Gold, farm manager of 800 ha of combinable crops at Hendred Estate in Oxfordshire. He introduces the farm & talks about experiences & aspirations of transitioning to farming in a way that is less harmful to the environment & biodiversity. He describes his soil health & carbon capture strategy, biological methods of pest control trials he is running, & his drive to reduce nitrogen use. You can view the full farmer profile on the Agricology website.

    • 42 min
    Getting Started with Agroecological Farming

    Getting Started with Agroecological Farming

    There is increasing recognition of the benefits of integrated agroecological farming systems but where to start? Farmers David Rose & George Young share their experiences of moving towards an agroecological approach. They talk about joint enterprises, integrating livestock & a diversity of crops into the rotation and establishing an agroforestry system. Sharing some of the practicalities & rewards. This recording was hosted by Agricology (www.agricology.co.uk) as an open online discussion.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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