39 episodes

LEAFcast is the podcast channel for LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), a charity whose mission is to inspire and enable sus­tain­able farm­ing that is pros­per­ous, enrich­es the envi­ron­ment and engages local communities.LEAF works with farmers, the food industry, scientists and consumers to inspire and enable sustainable farming.Keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from the world of LEAF.

LEAFcast LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming)

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LEAFcast is the podcast channel for LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), a charity whose mission is to inspire and enable sus­tain­able farm­ing that is pros­per­ous, enrich­es the envi­ron­ment and engages local communities.LEAF works with farmers, the food industry, scientists and consumers to inspire and enable sustainable farming.Keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from the world of LEAF.

    Talking trees: Advice and support for managing tree health on-farm

    Talking trees: Advice and support for managing tree health on-farm

    Our latest podcast takes a deeper dive into the roots of supporting tree health on-farm. Join Andrew Keyte , Farm Manager at LEAF Demonstration Farm, Ragley Home Farms, Dr Jake Morris who specialises in Plant Health Evidence & Analysis at Defra and LEAF Technical Officer, Eleanor Marks, as they talk tactics, technologies and teamwork for smarter, more integrated approaches to tree health management. Download A Farmer's Guide to Ash Dieback here.Support the Show.

    • 21 min
    The LEAF Sustainable Farming Review (LSFR) in the spotlight

    The LEAF Sustainable Farming Review (LSFR) in the spotlight

    In this episode, Elle Vercoe-Gibson, LEAF Marque Certification Manager, discusses the LEAF Sustainable Farming Review, how it works, what it delivers for farmers, it’s role within an Integrated Farm Management approach to more sustainable farming and finally, how it fits in with LEAF Marque certification. Support the Show.

    • 12 min
    SEAMS: Legacy and Outcomes

    SEAMS: Legacy and Outcomes

    In this episode, we discussed SEAMS (Sus­tain­abil­i­ty in Edu­ca­tion and Agri­cul­ture using Mix­tures), a four-year project funded by the Esme Fairbairn Foundation and coordinated by the James Hutton Institute, as the project draws to a close. The project focused on crop mixtures and aimed to develop, promote and implement crop species mixtures as a sustainable crop production system for Scotland and as a resource for knowledge exchange on food production, agricultural ecology and environm...

    • 28 min
    LEAF Marque Standard v16.0 Changes

    LEAF Marque Standard v16.0 Changes

    Join Elle Vercoe-Gibson, LEAF's Certification Manager talking through the LEAF Marque Standard v16.0. Focussing on the latest changes to the Standard, what these changes mean for LEAF Marque growers and touching on a general overview of LEAF Marque as a whole. Support the Show.

    • 12 min
    LEAF Open Farm Sunday Ep.7 | Rona Amiss & Jenny Olds

    LEAF Open Farm Sunday Ep.7 | Rona Amiss & Jenny Olds

    This week we’re in Cornwall with our Ambassador for the South West, Rona Amiss, talking with chicken and arable farmer Jenny Olds about how they found hosting their LOFS event for the first time last year, county show clashes and wet weather plans! Support the Show.

    • 16 min
    How LEAF works with Certification Bodies

    How LEAF works with Certification Bodies

    Lucy Redmore, LEAF Assurance Manager explains how LEAF Marque works with Certification Bodies and the role they play in LEAF's monitoring and evaluation programme. She also talks us through the application process for Certification Bodies to work with LEAF.Support the Show.

    • 16 min

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