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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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LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2019 - Make a date to get closer to farming on 9th June

On Sunday 9th June, farms across the country are opening their gates and inviting the public to come and find out more about farming and what farmers do. LEAF Open…

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LEAF: A Year in Review 2018

We are delighted to publish our Annual Report for 2018. A huge thank you to everyone who has helped us to accomplish so much!

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Farmers are having huge impact on public perception, LEAF Open Farm Sunday figures reveal

Farmers who invite the public onto their farms are having a lasting positive impact, with nearly 90% of visitors in 2018 saying it has changed the way they think about farming.

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Lidl launches range of LEAF Marque certified Christmas trees

Real Christmas trees carrying the LEAF Marque certification are available in Lidl stores for the first time this year. Launching into stores nationwide from 29th November, the beautiful Non-Drop Nordman…

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Safe and Sound? LEAF Annual Conference discusses the current state of food protection, security and defence

Yesterday, over 90 delegates from across the food and farming industry, including suppliers, farmers, researchers, industry representatives and government officials, came together for the LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) Annual…

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LEAF Open Farm Sunday announces plans to support new host farmers

LEAF has today announced new plans to support host farmers opening their gates for the first time for LEAF Open Farm Sunday.

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Teenagers Talk Farming - New Research Shapes Way Forward to Engage Young People with Farming

An extensive programme of pioneering research to encourage better teenager engagement is helping the farming industry define how it becomes more relevant to the next generation, addressing the issues they…

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