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LEAF urges farmers to demonstrate the importance of soil health to the public

LEAF urges farmers to demonstrate the importance of soil health to the public

Organisers of LEAF Open Farm Sunday (Linking Environment And Farming) are encouraging farmers to plant their cotton ‘pants’ now to...

March 22, 2022

National farming competition opens to showcase agri-careers

National farming competition opens to showcase agri-careers

LEAF Education, in partnership with Coleg Cambria Llysfasi and Bayer, has launched its 2022 National Food, Farming and Natural Environment...

March 21, 2022

LEAF appoints new director, technical

LEAF appoints new director, technical

Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF) has appointed Vicky Robinson as its new director, technical. Robinson, a Nuffield Farming Scholar who...

March 7, 2022

LEAF invites the industry to help shape the future of the LEAF Marque Standard

LEAF invites the industry to help shape the future of the LEAF Marque Standard

LEAF is inviting its members, farmers, growers, academics, fellow NGOs, members of the public and other stakeholders to provide their...

November 20, 2021

LEAF sets target to see 85% of fruit and veg grown more sustainably

LEAF sets target to see 85% of fruit and veg grown more sustainably

On the eve of the global climate change summit COP26, next week, LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has announced it...

October 30, 2021

2 leading research centres join the LEAF Network as centres of excellence for sustainable farming

2 leading research centres join the LEAF Network as centres of excellence for sustainable farming

Agrii’s Throws Farm Technology Centre and Newcastle University Farms have become the latest two establishments to join the LEAF Network....

October 13, 2021

Wynnstay joins LEAF to support net zero ambitions

Wynnstay joins LEAF to support net zero ambitions

As a first step in a five-year strategic plan, Wynnstay have joined LEAF – a global sustainable farming organisation –...

September 18, 2021

2021 LEAF Open Farm Sunday show pushed back to June 27

2021 LEAF Open Farm Sunday show pushed back to June 27

Following official announcements on the roadmap out of lockdown in England, the LEAF Open Farm Sunday team has moved the...

March 8, 2021

LEAF Open Farm Sunday announces plans for 2021

LEAF Open Farm Sunday announces plans for 2021

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) organisers of the farming industry’s annual open day, LEAF Open Farm Sunday (LOFS), has today...

January 20, 2021

Cross-sector support for Low Carbon Agriculture Show

Cross-sector support for Low Carbon Agriculture Show

The Low Carbon Agriculture Show (LCA) has attracted cross-sector backing since announcing its launch in June. Global sustainable farming organisation...

September 6, 2020

LEAF Open Farm Sunday cancelled for 2020

LEAF Open Farm Sunday cancelled for 2020

Organisers have decided to call time on the 2020 LEAF Open Farm Sunday event after striving to make the event...

July 4, 2020

LEAF launches farmer guide to Integrated Pest Management

LEAF launches farmer guide to Integrated Pest Management

One of the UK’s main sustainable farming bodies has this week launched a new technical guide to support farmers in...

June 12, 2020

LEAF Open Farm Sunday racks up the views in first online-only event

LEAF Open Farm Sunday racks up the views in first online-only event

Thousands of members of the public got to see behind the scenes of several UK farms from the comfort of...

June 11, 2020

LEAF Marque to offer remote assessments during pandemic

LEAF Marque to offer remote assessments during pandemic

LEAF Marque has introduced remote assessments for its farmer members, rolling out a new protocol, in partnership with its independent...

May 7, 2020

LEAF Open Farm Sunday postponed until September

LEAF Open Farm Sunday postponed until September

Organisers of Open Farm Sunday have announced the event will be postponed until September due to the global coronavirus (Covid-19)...

March 18, 2020

Farmers urged to ‘step up’ and demonstrate industry’s role tackling climate change

Farmers urged to ‘step up’ and demonstrate industry’s role tackling climate change

The chief executive of farming education charity LEAF has called for the farming industry to step up and demonstrate its...

January 13, 2020

New LEAF standard to come into effect in January 2020

New LEAF standard to come into effect in January 2020

Environmental assurance system LEAF Marque has today announced that the latest version of its standard will come into effect on...

December 18, 2019

Inspirational farms in the running for top education awards

Inspirational farms in the running for top education awards

Nine British farms and farming organisations have been shortlisted for awards recognising their work educating young people about food and...

July 20, 2019