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LEAF Open Farm Sunday shows greater public engagement than ever


People are more engaged, passionate and informed about farming practices and environmental issues than ever, according to farmers who hosted LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019 (LOFS) events.

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Farming Minister backs LEAF Open Farm Sunday on North Yorkshire Moors Farm Visit

Agriculture Minister, Robert Goodwill visited Stonebeck Gate Farm at Little Fryup, near Danby in North Yorkshire on Sunday (9th June) to give his backing to LEAF Open Farm Sunday –…

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Farming Fortnight Launches - A two week long celebration of farming and food production in schools

Leading agricultural education organisation, LEAF Education is launching a brand-new initiative to inspire young people about farming, food production and the natural environment.

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LEAF event scopes out challenges and opportunities to achieving more sustainable farming

Leading sustainable farming organisation LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) is inviting farmers and industry experts to attend its upcoming flagship Integrated Farm Management (IFM) Field Event to explore the challenges…

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LEAF Chief Executive named one of Women Economic Forum’s ‘Women of the Decade’

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) Chief Executive, Caroline Drummond, has been awarded Women Economic Forum’s ‘Women of the Decade’ award for sustainable farming, celebrating her achievements and contribution to sustainability…

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Farmers Urged to Speak Out for UK Farming

LEAF launches new communications training workshops for farmers and researchers.

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16 years on over 900 farming businesses engaged with the LEAF Marque assurance system

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has released its seventh Global Impacts Report – ‘Delivering More Sustainable Food and Farming’ revealing continued growth in the UK with 39% of fruit and…

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New field labs to investigate farm food waste – opportunities for farmers and growers

Farmers and growers will lead the way in investigating methods of reducing production waste through new field labs with Innovative Farmers.

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Farm Education Awards celebrate the very best agricultural education projects in the UK

Nominations are now open for the Bayer-LEAF Education Awards. Refreshed with a new name, look and feel, they celebrate all the great work that farmers and those involved in agriculture…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday is Best Public Access for Public Goods says Chief Executive

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the single most effective and supported way for farmers to provide public access, said Caroline Drummond, LEAF’s Chief Executive, in an exclusive interview this week…

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