Hedgerows are a strip of densely planted trees that are managed to create a form of living fence. They are found in a wide range of shapes and sizes and are commonly used as field boundaries in many parts of Europe.
Properly managed hedgerows are attractive landscape features, rich in wildlife and help to link natural features in the landscape. Hedgerows also have significant benefits for farm productivity including:
The correct maintenance and management of hedgerows is essential for realising the benefits of hedgerows on a farm.
Hedges and wood edges - a practical guide (Regionaal Landschap Rivierenland, Dutch)
Report on promotion of beneficial organisms for pest control and pollination in open crops. (Dutch)
You will need machinery for two types of management of the hegerows: Planting Maintenance...
Hedgerows have a lot of interactions with the crops, animals in the field and...
The costst of hedgerow management are related to: Planting Maintenance Harvesting...