Tim Coates is a third-generation farmer (owner and tenant) transitioning aggressively to regenerative agriculture with a particular focus on agroforestry, ILM and IPM and as a participant in the SFI Pilot. He is also a Director of the North East Cotswold Farmer Cluster CIC and sits on the Landscape Recovery Steering Group. Tim is also the co-founder of Oxbury Bank – the UK’s dedicated agricultural bank, where among other roles he is responsible for climate and nature risk management. Tim is a Woodland Carbon Code (WCC) developer and has advised Bankers for Net Zero and the Green Finance Institute on how to finance the regenerative transition. He also sits on the Boards of Silvasheep and the Oxford Local Nature Partnership and is a member of the Food and Agriculture Working Group of the Transition Plan Taskforce.
Landscape Recovery is one of Defra’s Environmental Land Management Schemes. The scheme is for farmers and land managers who want to take a large-scale, long-term approach to producing environmental and climate goods on their land. It funds ambitious landscape-scale projects through bespoke, long-term agreements. In this session representatives from Defra and the Environment Agency (who […]
Regenerative agriculture is making headlines and building an ever-growing interest amongst a broad spectrum of farmers. This session will highlight the realities being faced by farmers looking to begin the adoption of regenerative agricultural practices or move their journey to the next step. Stories will be shared from experienced regenerative farmers on how they have […]