A benchmarking network to compare the different elements that make up a farm’s carbon footprint is a step closer to being produced thanks to the result of TMAF-supported analysis and report.
In the wake of a flurry of reports for and about the future of farming, TMAF Trustee Philip Richardson shares his analysis of farming’s predicament and opportunities.
We invited Swedish thought-leaders on farm carbon capture to explain the seven steps they believe will change on-farm practice and fast-track new technical innovation. The result? Reduce farming’s carbon emissions, improve carbon capture and be rewarded for it.
At our TMAF Winter Talks we have the chance to listen to and question two of Europe’s most influential thought-leaders on why and how we can measure farming’s carbon footprint to the benefit of farm businesses.
TMAF produces more than crops and evidence. We also offer invaluable experience and insights, particularly to young agri-professionals at the start of their careers. One of the latest to enjoy a TMAF opportunity is Stan Clarke. We asked him to sum up what he did and what he gained.
One of our over-arching pieces of current research is the Morley Soil and Agronomic Monitoring Study (SAMS). We have put together this explanation of what it is, does and hopes to discover and share.
Harvest time prompts a lot of reflections on what went well and what went less than well.
TMAF farm manager David Jones, is no exception and shares his highlights and lowlights of what will always be remembered, for many reasons, as an exceptional farming year.
Barely a day goes by when farmers do not receive an invite to an online webinar to attend, a link to a film to watch or a plug to a podcast to listen to. TMAF’s Farm Manager David Jones takes us on a stroll through his watching and listening landscape to share what there is to like – and to avoid.
What to do with a headful of thoughts from a career of farming knowledge and facilitating research? You write them down to inform and inspire others.
Twenty years ago, Philip Richardson, Norfolk farmer and TMAF trustee, began worrying whether the planet would be able to feed his grandchildrens’ generation. Retirement gave him time to refine his thoughts on this and other concerns, which are published in a book. Where did he start?
Showcasing our Plant2Pint 2020 Malting Barley trials here at TMAF had to be done differently than planned. Morley Farm Manager David Jones and others behind the demonstration made a film which, amongst other key advice, shows the importance of choosing the right variety for the right market.