Free one-to-one advice visits are still available on topics such as farm infrastructure audits, pesticide handling facilities, soil and nutrient management, as well as free fertiliser spreader and pellet applicator calibration. The advice you receive will be confidential and tailored to you farm business.
If you would like a full list of the types of visits on offer, or would like a general Catchment Sensitive Farming visit please get in contact with Georgina Wallis on: 07921941734 or 01536 526438 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Advice visits can be arranged at a time to suit you and please take advantage whilst they are still FREE.
Catchment Sensitive Farming and the CFE invite you to a breakfast meeting on using Countryside Stewardship for your farm’s wildlife, pollinators and cleaner water.
The event is being held at Maidford Village Hall on Tuesday 19 July 2016 (7.45am – 10am)
Please click here for the full event details and how to book on.
For over forty years, the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group has helped farmers to integrate wildlife friendly agricultural practices into their commercial farming businesses.The aims of the group are as relevant now as they were then and now, three former Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group advisers have joined forces to form East Midlands FWAG.
Run by: David Felce (AGRII), Georgina Wallis (CSFO Nene & Welland) and Anglian Water
Come along and refresh your knowledge on good practice of pesticide handling. David Felce of Agrii will discuss practical solutions for pesticide handling and application as well as:
- Pesticide handling & washdown areas
- Changing legislation & grandfather rights
- Anglian Water update
- How Catchment Sensitive Farming Grants can help
To be held on Tuesday 29th March 2016
7pm - 9pm
Moulton College Management Centre, Gate 4, Moulton College, Pitsford Road, Moulton, Northampton, NN3 7QL
(Directions can be found at: http://thevenue.moulton.ac.uk/contact-us)
The Wild Trout Trust, in association with the Environment Agency, is holding a demonstration of practical habitat improvement techniques for river trout fisheries.
The demonstration will take place on Saturday 27th February on the River Welland, Stamford.
Please find all further information about the event and how to book on by clicking here
The past, present and future importance of the River Nene between Northampton and Peterborough will be highlighted by an earmarked grant¹ of £2.8m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), announced today.
Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) are running two events this November and places are filling fast so please book as soon as possible.
Both events will be covering green covers, greening and cross compliance with speakers from CFE, Kings and the Farm Advice Service.
CFE are also promoting their Environmental Seeds offer for 2015.
The NCP event on Models for Open Space Management scheduled for the 6th October has been postponed.
This event will now take place on the afternoon of the 28th October, following the Water Framework Directive event in the morning.
Please contact email@example.com for further information.