How often should farmers trim their hedgerows?

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How often should farmers trim their hedgerows?
« on: 21/02/2012 18:14:38 »
In England there are 450,000 kilometres of managed hedgerows, often containing hawthorn and often dubbed “corridors for wildlife” – be it beetles, bird, butterflies or even dormice.  Most farmers trim their hedges every year. But now new research has shown that less frequent trimming is best for wildlife...
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