• Word, worms, wheat and water; a CFE farm walk at the University of Lincoln

    Word, worms, wheat and water; a CFE farm walk at the University of Lincoln

    The Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology are hosting a Campaign for the Farmed Environment led event on the 8th December, at Riseholme Campus, Lincoln LN2 2LG courtesy of the University of Lincoln.

    This farm walk will provide information and advice on practical ways to protect water quality and manage soil and nutrients.

    The walk is due to take place between 10.15 am – 1.30 pm and topics will include:

    • Cross Compliance and EFAs: latest updates on 2018 rules and how to avoid common inspection failures
    • Pesticides: their impact on water courses and how best to manage them
    • Soils: soil health including value of soil organic matter and impact of field drainage
    • Natural Flood Management: a look at the recently implemented structures
    • Woodlands – the value of integrating trees into your farm business
    • Metaldehyde stewardship – 2017 guidelines

     

    Speakers at the walk will be:

    • Andrew Wells, Farming Advice Service
    • Kelly Hewson-Fisher, Anglian Water
    • Isobel Wright, University of Lincoln
    • Iain Gould, University of Lincoln
    • Lesley Sharpe, Campaign for the Farmed Environment
    • Alice Mullen, Environment Agency

    After the walk, our speakers will be available to chat to attendees with individual questions about the topics discussed on the walk.

    NRoSO & BASIS CPD points applied for.

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