RADA Latest News

HS2 Phase 2A – Simple Update

Rostons will be holding a HS2 Phase 2A – Simple Update Thursday 11th February at 7:30pm at Betley Village Hall, Betley, Crewe.  Rostons will be informing affected land owners and occupiers and residential property owners of the current situation with regard to the proposed scheme and our advice as Chartered Surveyors on the way forward. […]

Reducing Risk with Maize- FREE Drop-in event

Thursday 3rd March 2016 , 10am – 3pm Fieldfare Farmers, Lea Hall Farm, Ash Parva, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 4NP Earlier maize harvest? Establishing cover crops? Retain healthy soil structure and reducing soil loss risk? Practical risk assessment for maize growing Reviewing impacts of maize growing on soils and potential remedial activities Machinery demonstrations Under-sowing and […]

AHDB Dairy Research seminar- Discover, Innovate and Grow

AHDB Dairy are hosting a 2 day conference to showcase the last 5 years of our R&D Discover, innovate & grow Join AHDB Dairy for their 1st Dairy Research Seminar – Discover, Innovate and Grow on 1st and 2nd March 2016 in Kegworth, Derbyshire. Research and development are crucial to the dairy industry to help […]

Free Landowner workshop

Landowner Workshop DO YOU: Want to farm more efficiently to reduce soil run off and prevent water pollution? Do you want to find out about grants and other incentives available for land management? Do you want to learn about invasive species, what they are and how to control them? Then join BEACON, Natural England and […]

Reaseheath welcomes British Grassland Society to the College

At the end of last year The British Grassland Society (BGS) relocated their offices to Reaseheath College. This move places them at the heart of a major grassland farmer region and puts them closer to some of the young people who will form the future of the farming industry. BGS is a membership organisation which […]

Grandfather Rights Have Now Ended

The current exemption for people born before December 31st 1964 for using Plant Protective Products (PPP) authorised for professional use (Grandfather Rights), came to an end on 26th November 2015. Anyone using PPPs for professional use will have to have a Certificate of Competence from a recognised body. This includes use on crops, land, produce, […]

2016 Big Farmland Bird Count

The third Big Farmland Bird Count takes place between 6th and 14th February 2016. The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust are again asking people to spend just 30 minutes recording the species and number of birds seen on one particular area of the farm. Nearly 1,000 farmers, managing nearly one million acres of UK farmland, […]

Catchment Advisor joins Reaseheath Agricultural Development Academy

At the start of December we welcomed Helen Rowley to the RADA team. She is working in the Llangollen canal drinking Water Safeguard Zone (DWSgZ) and Cheshire Boreholes (DWSgZ) as the Catchment Advisor and will have day-to-day contact with farmers and landowners, supporting and advising them on resource protection, pesticide use and nutrient management planning to minimise […]

FREE Event-Nutrient Management Planning for your Farm Business

Nutrient Management Planning for your Farm Business Thursday 7th January 2016 The Hall at Marthall, Sandlebridge Lane, Knutsford, WA16 7SB Training workshop on how to improve the efficiency of nutrient use to enhance farm profitability, fulfil NVZ requirements and protect the environment using the PLANET software tool. If you need to get on top of […]

British Grasslad Society Job Vacancy

JOB VACANCY Part Time bookkeeper/administrator Due to relocation from Warwickshire, the British Grassland Society seeks an experienced bookkeeper/administrator to assist in their office at Reaseheath College near Nantwich. Bookkeeping duties include: – Sales and purchase ledger – Credit control – Bank account reconciliation – VAT returns and Gift Aid Administration duties include: – General office […]