LEAF Net­work

The LEAF Net­work con­sists of LEAF Demon­stra­tion Farms, work­ing farms com­mit­ted to deliv­er­ing and pro­mot­ing sus­tain­able farm­ing prac­tices and LEAF Inno­va­tion Cen­tres — research estab­lish­ments pio­neer­ing new approach­es to push for­ward the bound­aries of Inte­grat­ed Farm Man­age­ment (IFM) through research and development.

Facilitating knowledge generation and exchange

These sites proudly demonstrate sustainable farming through Integrated Farm Management to a wide range of groups, through hosting walks and talks. They also contribute to LEAF resources to help spread technical IFM expertise.


Visitors to LEAF Demonstration Farms*


Farmers visited LEAF Demonstration Farms*

* Figures taken from LEAF Global Impacts Report 2019.

LEAF Demon­stra­tion Farms

LEAF Demon­stra­tion Farms are work­ing, com­mer­cial farms prac­tic­ing Inte­grat­ed Farm Man­age­ment (IFM). LEAF Demon­stra­tion Farm­ers com­mu­ni­cate, dis­cuss and demon­strate IFM best prac­tice amongst oth­er farm­ers and also play a crit­i­cal role in pro­mot­ing sus­tain­able farm­ing to wider groups such as politi­cians, indus­try and students.

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LEAF Inno­va­tion Centres

LEAF Inno­va­tion Cen­tres are research organ­i­sa­tions whose work sup­ports the research, evi­dence, devel­op­ment and pro­mo­tion of Inte­grat­ed Farm Management.

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LEAF Net­work annu­al report

Get all the high­lights and activ­i­ties from our Demon­stra­tion Farm­ers and Inno­va­tion Cen­tres in 2019, includ­ing events, projects, vis­i­tor fig­ures and updates on resources.

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