Biodiversity : Farms With A Future


Farm Practices - Biodiversity

Below is a list of suggested sustainable farming practices but this list is not exhaustive.

BIODIVERSITY ENHANCEMENT APPROACHES

·         Maximise natural system functioning

·         Manage holistically

·         Improve soils

·         Re-introduce native plant species

·         Protect and repair habitat for local species

·         Plant field hedges

·         Connect patches of remnant vegetation

·         Use polyculture farming to encourage diversity (of microbes, insects, plants etc)

·         Actively protect wildlife