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Farm Business Update Events 2014

These FREE half day seminars were heavily over-subscribed last year – so book your place now! Intended as a one-stop shop providing you with the latest information on environmental, water and regulatory issues to help you maintain a profitable and efficient farm business.

  • Guest speaker Johnny Johnson of Rothamsted: ‘Soil fertility is everything’
  • Cross compliance: how to avoid the most common failures
  • ‘What’s going on in your area’ for catchment initiatives and projects
  • Catchment Sensitive Farming advice on reducing pesticides in water
  • Next steps for ‘Greening’, agri-environment schemes, and the Campaign for the Farmed Environment

All events run from 9:15am to 1:00pm and refreshments and lunch will be provided. BASIS & NRoSO points available.

  • Thurs 30 Jan – Affinity Water Head Office, Tamblin Way, Hatfield, AL10 9EZ (off-site parking)
  • Tues 4 Feb – Essex YFC HQ Whitbreads Barn, Whitbreads Lane, Chatham Green, CM3 3LQ
  • Thurs 6 Feb – The Forest Centre, Forest of Marston Vale, Bedfordshire, MK43 0PR
  •  Thurs 13 Feb – Lavenham Village Hall, Church Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9QT
  • Mon 17 Feb – British Trust for Ornithology, The Nunnery, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2PU
  • Weds 19 Feb – Abbots Ripton Village Hall, The Green, Abbots Ripton, Cambs, PE28 2PE
  • Fri 28 Feb – Aylsham Lodge Hotel, 149 Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6JH

Given the popularity of these events, booking is essential: email: or telephone 01638 590429. Please specify venue and provide address and contact details for all attendees when booking. We look forward to seeing some of you there!

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