Pearl Mussel Project – Impressions of farming within PMP catchments

At the PMP catchment consultation meetings held in 2018 farmers were asked to describe, in five words, how they see farming in their catchment today and in 20 years time. The word clouds below illustrate the outcome of this.

It is clear from both word clouds that the catchment areas are seen by farmers as beautiful, natural places, with nature at the fore. Comparing the two word clouds, it can be seen that when asked to think about the future of farming in these areas many people think of abandonment, depopulation, and part time farming.... 

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