A Coppiced Hedge

Ross Dickensen
2018 Zenodo  
Presentation given at the UK Organic Congress 2018, organised by the Organic Research Centre. Ross Dickenson is a farmer in south west England who manages his, and his neighbours, hedges for woodfuel. In this presentation Ross demonstrates that it is economically viable to move a hedge from annual flailing to a fifteen-year coppicing rotation. This paper will not provide a template for others to adopt as it is site specific but it does demonstrate that in certain circumstances it is viable to
more » ... s it is viable to take some hedges from flailing to coppicing and that there will be parts of our process which others might adapt to their own circumstances.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2455443 fatcat:6sqg7cwivnda3ofxzrmtronlom