ECC plants the UK’s first agroforestry plantation that integrates biomass and food crops together in harmony

We're proud to announce that we've started to plant the UK's first agroforestry plantation that combines both biomass and food crops. This is currently taking place at Cockle Park Farm in Morpeth, a 307-hectare mixed farm owned and operated by Newcastle University. Agroforestry traditionally combines trees [...]

2022-06-02T14:01:56+01:00June 2nd, 2022|Biodiversity, Carbon, Energy Crops, Forestry, News, Planting, Uncategorized|

The Low Carbon Agricultural Show Special Announcement

Neil Watkin's knowledge and experience in planting, growing and harvesting SRC Willow and Poplar as well as using wood chip for heat and energy continues to be sought after. Since the launch of Energy Crops Consultancy (ECC) at the Low Carbon Agriculture Show in 2020, the company has [...]

2022-02-22T20:44:57+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Biodiversity, Carbon, Energy Crops, Forestry, Harvesting, News, Planting|

Energy Crops Consultancy on the BBC!

This very morning, an interview by Caz Graham (Freelance radio reporter) with Neil Watkins of Energy Crops Consultancy and Caroline Holden of United Utilities was broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Farming Today programme. United Utilities has worked with Energy Crops Consultancy to plant a 2 hectare site near [...]

2021-04-07T11:39:13+01:00January 7th, 2021|Biodiversity, Carbon, Energy Crops, Harvesting, News|

Boosting Biodiversity with Energy Crops

Biodiversity is important to the enrichment of land, and there are plenty of benefits in rejuvenating your land in a positive way. Biodiversity is a rich source of nectar and pollen, and this will in turn attract positive pollinating insects like bees, ladybird beetles and butterflies! Not only [...]

2020-09-24T13:54:38+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Biodiversity|
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