Bearscombe Farm

Devon Farming and Environment Event

Tuesday 17th February 2015 10am - 3.30pm
at Home Farm, Newton St Cyres, Exeter, EX5 5AY By kind permission of Mary Quicke, Quickes Traditional Cheddar

Whether you are a farmer, adviser or rural policy maker in Devon, join us at this practical workshop and seminar to discuss profitable farming, environmental protection and compliance under the new CAP.
Topics for discussion will include:

  •  How to enhance greening for farm wildlife, environmental protection and the farm business.
  •  Best practice farm management for pollinators and farm wildlife
  • Soil management to increase yields and reduce losses
  •  Sustainable intensification - how can we do it in Devon
  • Introducing the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme

Guest speakers will include: Peter Thompson (GWCT), Graham Hartwell (BASF), Tim Martyn (Independent Agronomist), Mark Smith (Campaign for the Farmed Environment) and Natural England

The event is free and lunch will be provided, but registration is essential (NRoSO and BASIS points are available). Limited space is also available for display material.

To book your place contact the FWAG SouthWest office on 01823 355427 or email