The farm forestry model -- an introduction

Milne, Patrick
February 2008
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p13
The article presents an introduction to the farm forestry model. It explains that farm forestry offers many environmental and economic gains, including soil conservation, improved water quality, shelter, shade, amenity, enhanced indigenous biodiversity as well as a more profitable land use on lower productivity farmland. It also adds that farm forestry is synonymous with sustainable land management and that it has named notable practitioners such as Neil Barr, Joll Hosking and Jim Pottinger, among others.


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