FARM HEREFORDSHIRE

events

Looking forward to 2024....

We want to run more events to help farmers in Herefordshire to farm sustainably.

 

How can YOU help?

Let us know what topic you’d like us to run events on in 2024 – More on SFI? Improving Soil Health? Nutrient Management? 

email farmherefordshire@herefordshireruralhub.co.uk or Click the link below

 

 

Midlands Green Futures Webinars

Wednesday 31th January and Wednesday 7th February 2024

1:00pm – 2.15pm

Green Futures is back in 2024 with two webinars packed with crucial information on the latest rules, advice and funding surrounding water, soil and the Sustainable Farming Incentive.

This joint initiative between the NFU, CLA, Environment Agency, Catchment Sensitive Farming, Severn Trent Water and Anderson’s aims to bring farmers bang up-to-date with the key information they need.

 

NFU and CLA members can register via there respective websites.

Non-NFU members please email Herefordshire NFU County Advisor Ali Parker – ali.parker@nfu.org.uk

 

SFI – the Basics of Soil Assessment Workshops

Various dates available – 5 workshops already delivered, now booking for 2024

Farm advisors from the Farm Herefordshire partners are working together to deliver 12 on-farm events looking at assessing your soil, to apply for the Sustainable Farming Incentive and to understand how you can improve your soil health for more sustainable and productive farming. 

·         An introduction to SFI

·         Simple practical tests that you can do yourself at home.

·         How to plan your soil testing regime

·         How this can help with your ongoing evidence for the Sustainable Farming Incentive

·         How the results of the tests can aid management decisions to increase farm profitability

Bring your wellies and a spade, this is a hands-on practical session, bringing farmers together to share knowledge and understand more about SFI for soils.

If you’d like more information or to book a place at one of these events, please email farmherefordshire@herefordshireruralhub.co.uk

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