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Case Study 5 - August 2018
Agroforestry - Shelter increased pasture production by 30%

'Formosa' - Cressy Road, Cressy
During the spring of 2017, stock were excluded from the Formosa paddock and pasture was measured and mapped across the paddock from sheltered to unsheltered areas.  Pasture productivity was on average 30% higher in the sheltered half of the paddock compared to the unsheltered area.
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Case Study 4 - August 2018
Agroforestry - Agroforestry improves enterprise income

'Formosa' - Cressy Road, Cressy
The benefits of agroforestry to the farming enterprise include diversification, increased productivity and improving the sustainability and resilience of farm systems.
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Case Study 3 - November 2017
Agroforestry - Shelter improves Lucerne yield

'Woorak' - Epping Forest, Northern Midlands
Round bales of Lucerne hay were dropped in a paddock in the lee and outside lee of trees.  Yields were estimated to have increased by up to 300% due to reduced wind speeds.  CLICK HERE to read full case study.

Case Study 2 - August 2017
Agroforestry - Planting trees in the harsh Midlands provides much needed shelter

'Bowsden' - Jericho, Southern Midlands
The Burbury family recognised the benefits of trees many years ago.  CLICK HERE to read PFT's case study on the 'Bowsden' Property and learn the possible benefits shelter can provide for your farming enterprise.

Case Study 1 - July 2016
Agroforestry - Strategic tree planting to restore eroded gullies and improve farm productivity

'Willowbend' - Cygnet, Huon Valley
Chris and Guiliana White planted trees to improve farm productivity, water quality and biodiversity as well as produce timber.  CLICK HERE to read PFT's case study on this property and learn what you can do to improve your farms productivity.

AFG Tree Farmer of the Year Nomination 2016 - Roger Poltock

Wilmot - north west coast
Integrated farm forestry at its best using species, designs and careful management to meet the family's agricultural, forestry and life-style objectives.  CLICK HERE to read full nomination and learn about Rogers tree farming experiences.