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Why are hedgerows important on dairy farms?

Why are hedgerows important on dairy farms?

Hedgerows, an important and distinctive component of the British landscape and biodiversity, owe their existence to the need to divide grassland into conveniently-sized grazing pastures for dairy cattle.

 

Hedgerows provide excellent natural weather barriers and an ideal habitat for many of our farmland birds and wildlife species.

 

Watch our moovie about the environment expert to find out more.