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Fri, 27 March | Webinar: Opportunities in Organic Conversion
The Government’s Countryside Stewardship Scheme for 2020 is open, providing financial support for farmers based in England to convert to organic production. With the UK market entering it’s 9th year of consecutive growth, price premiums for organic arable products, and a renewed governmental focus on preserving and enhancing soils, there are economic opportunities for farmers considering organic production. Targeted at farmers interested in organic conversion, and featuring an expert panel of speakers, this webinar will outline the economic opportunities in organic farming, the financial support available for organic conversion through Countryside Stewardship and the organic certification and conversion process.Register your place
Tue, 17 March| FAB Farmers Herbal Leys Demonstration Event
This is a regional demonstration event for the FABulous Farmers Programme focusing on the FAB measure of diverse/herbal leys. The team at Rothamsted will be sharing and then demonstrating, as part of a farm tour, the research projects currently underway at North Wyke that focus around diverse leys and their ability to improve functional agro-biodiversity (FAB). These include The Toolbox of Multi-species Swards project (TOMS), Achieving Sustainable Agricultural Systems project (ASSIST), The North Wyke Farm Platform and a Precision Grazing Project.Register for the event
Wed, 22 April | UK Organic Herb Growers Spring Meeting
An all-day meeting open to herb growers, producers and advisers who want to develop UK herb cultivation using sustainable organic methodsBook a place