ECC partnering with Newcastle University in Agroforestry trial

Our extensive experience in agroforestry and planting is essential for success in this exciting trial. In spring of 2022, 19ha of AF was established in a field within the arable rotation. The field is laid out in 5 randomised blocks with Willow, Poplar and a grass [...]

2023-02-20T21:42:42+00:00July 4th, 2022|Carbon, Energy Crops, Forestry, News, Planting|

Come and meet us at GROUNDSWELL 22nd & 23rd June 2022

ECC are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at Groundswell, the unique two-day Regenerative Farming event and Conference held at Lannock Manor Farm in Hertfordshire next week on 22nd & 23rd June.We will be showing how Short Rotation Coppice can be integrated into food and [...]

2022-06-17T14:31:45+01:00June 17th, 2022|Carbon, Energy Crops, Forestry, Harvesting, News, Planting|

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|

Grow Your Income with Perennial Energy Crops 

Now is the time to be thinking about planting energy crops, but how do you grow an income this way? When deciding which route is best to go down when repurposing your land, you should always seek professional and trustworthy advice so that you can effectively and efficiently [...]

2020-09-24T14:45:54+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Energy Crops, Planting|
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