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Low Carbon Farming – how to turn aspiration into reality – FREE online talk by Becky Willson

WATCH NOW –  Herefordshire Rural Hub and Faster Farmers free online talk by Becky Willson

There is a lot of attention on the environmental impact of agriculture at the moment, alongside the focus on carbon and climate change. But what is agriculture’s impact and how can we measure and manage carbon on farm? And will it create new business opportunities?

This introductory talk highlights some of the key issues around agriculture and climate change and sets out the principles behind measuring carbon on your farm.   

Click on the picture link below to watch Becky’s talk:-

 

Also, keep the date for a more in-depth, interactive online session (also free!)

Becky has been involved in applied research around resource management for 10 years, specialising in translating science into practical measures. The creator of the Farm Crap App, she is also a Nuffield scholar and currently leads research looking at soil carbon sequestration working with a wide range of farmers.

Becky works with farmers and organisations to understand more about the impact of climate change on their businesses, calculating carbon footprints and developing carbon reduction strategies

KEEP THE DATE – For further information and to dig more deeply into how the carbon calculator works, join Becky at

6.00pm on Wednesday 30th September 2020

for a live online session on

“How to use the farm carbon calculator”

Becky will discuss common pitfalls to avoid, where to collect the data from, how to enter the data and more explanation about what goes into each category.

This session will be run using a practical example of a farm to enter the data as we go along, and discuss where things go.

If you would like to join this live online session, please book your place with Herefordshire Rural Hub :-

Email:   bookings@herefordshireruralhub.co.uk

 

       

Faster Farmers is funded by Fastershire – the partnership between Herefordshire Council and Gloucestershire County Council to bring faster broadband to the two counties. www.fastershire.com