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CFE (Championing the Farmed Environment) West Midlands Launch

Recognition of agriculture’s role in providing “Public Money for Public Goods”

You are invited to the West Midlands launch of

“Championing the Farmed Environment”

Thursday 28th March 2019 – 10am until 3pm

Meeting at: The Pear Tree Inn & Country Hotel, Smite, Worcester. WR3 8SY

Evolving government policy is aiming to steer farmers to deliver greater environmental good from their businesses. Join us to hear about researched examples which currently provide environmental goods on farmland.  The morning seminar will be followed by a farm visit to interpret these environmental goods in the field.

Speakers will include:

  • Matt Willmott (Kings Technical Advisor) “Growing Farmland Birds – How to provide the Big 3 for birds on your farm”
  • Professor Andrew Lovett: “Farming to improve our soil & water resources – The Wensum Demonstration Test Catchment Project”
  • Rob Wolton (Hedgelink): “Business benefits of retaining and managing hedges”

Lunch is followed by a Farm Walk at Mill Farm, Huddington, Worcester, by kind permission of Jonathan Boaz

Jonathan Boaz runs a 600 acre arable/ sheep enterprise that aims to produce high yielding crops but with consideration for wildlife. The introduction of progressive crop management methods earnt him the title of ‘Arable Innovator of the Year’ at the 2016 British Farming Awards.

To book onto the CFE launch event, please call Nigel Baskerville
on 01785 710564 or e-mail: nigel@chrisseabridge.co.uk