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Delving Deeper into the PARTRIDGE Mix

18 December 2020

Earthworms are well-known for their role in making up a healthy ecosystem. Primarily, they recycle nutrients back into the soil by feeding on plant debris, and aid in essential processes such as deco…

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The important work taking place at PARTRIDGE Demonstration Farms

01 December 2020

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic we were unfortunately unable to run any farm walks during 2020.  However, we were keen to show you some of the measures the farm has implemented for farmland wildlife and…

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One Species for the Many

16 October 2020

The grey partridge is an ideal farmland bioindicator species: Habitat measures targeted at grey partridges directly benefit other farmland wildlife sharing the same landscape.

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Modern farming working with nature – the PARTRIDGE project fits perfectly with the goals of the EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy.

28 September 2020

PARTRIDGE is promoting nature-friendly, sustainable arable farming, alongside profitable farming across 10 demonstration sites in the North Sea Region.

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Combining strengths - PARTRIDGE flower mix plots perform best in comparison with other flower mix types!

16 September 2020

Wildflower or wild bird seed mixes are a conservation measure, which are widely used within agri-environment schemes (AES). In the state of Lower-Saxony (Germany) there three different types of flowe…

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Scottish PARTRIDGE demo site taking part in novel cropping practices

02 September 2020

For a number of years, PARTRIDGE site Balgonie Estate has been working hard to establish high quality habitat on 7% of the demonstration area.  This year, the farm is taking part in some new projects…

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The PARTRIDGE project is proud to publish ‘Farming with Nature’

18 August 2020

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This week, the PARTRIDGE project is proud to publish ‘Farming with Nature’.  This a beautifully illustrated book summarising how farmland biodiversity can be enhanced across Europe by applying me…

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Rebhuhngerechte Blühflächen übertreffen andere Blühflächentypen!

30 June 2020

In Niedersachsen gibt es drei Typen von Blühflächen/Blühstreifen: einjährige Blühflächen werden alljährlich neu bestellt, das heißt spätestens im Frühjahr wird die gesamte vorjährige Vegetation entf…

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Why Protecting Farmland Biodiversity is so Important

16 June 2020

Biodiversity is the huge variety of every plant and animal in the world, including the habitat in which they live. Our ecosystems provide us with vital services needed for survival, from the oxygen w…

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Raptors and owls benefit from PARTRIDGE measures at Oude Doorn demonstration site, the Netherlands

28 May 2020

Through the measures within our PARTRIDGE-project, we want to achieve a 30% increase in biodiversity. In doing so, we mainly focus on wildlife species in arable landscapes. Dutch research has already…

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