Each year FWAG East holds a number of informative local workshops, talks and farm walks for farmers and land managers with topics ranging from resource protection to establishing successful conservation measures. At the events, our advisers are readily available to chat one-to-one and offer advice. And there’s usually some welcome refreshment on offer to boot!
Please check below for upcoming events or consider joining FWAG East for discounted invitations and regular updates from us.
The Campaign for the Farmed Environment and Catchment Sensitive Farming March events:
BUSINESS BENEFITS OF BIODIVERSITY
All events are FREE and will address the topics listed below:
- What Biodiversity can do for your Business
- Understanding Ecological Focus Areas 2018
- Methods and Machines for Managing Hedgerow
- All About Water
Each event will also have a specific focus, as shown below.
Understanding EFAs for 2018:
Presentation by Richard Wordsworth, NFU lead on EFAs
Tuesday 27th March, 10.00am -1.00pm Papley Grove Farm, St Ives Road, Eltisley, St Neots Cambridgeshire, PE19 6TW
Wednesday 28th March, 10.00am – 1.00pm Lodge Farm, Westhorpe, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 4TA.
Methods and machines for managing hedgerows:
These workshops will include a demonstration of hedge coppicing machinery.
Wednesday 7th March, 10.00am – 1.00pm Walkern Hall Farm, Walkern, Stevenage, Herts, SG2 7HZ
Tuesday 13th March, 10.00am – 1.00pm H P Cooper Farms Ltd, Hill Farm, Gestingthorpe, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3BL
What biodiversity can do for your Business:
Additional topics covered: river restoration, water quality, grassland management and arable options in Stewardship.
Tuesday 13th March, 9.30am – 1.00pm W S Seaman Farm, Scarrow Beck Farm, Erpingham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7QU
BASIS and NRoSO points available.
Outdoor clothes and footwear required.
To book call 01223 841 507 or email EastAnglia@cfeonline.org.uk.