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Free support for startups aged -1 to 3 years Do you want to grow your new business ? Are you looking for free specialist support ? If you are looking to grow, are growing, or are seeking to innovate, we have a new fully funded programme to meet your needs. The programme is delivered at no cost to […]

AHDB Workshops September- October 2016

Dairy training for Polish staff AHDB event Ensuring that your team understand and work to the same protocols is vital for a business to succeed, regardless of language.  This workshop will be delivered in Polish and will cover practical cow flow and handling, milking routine and protocols when calving a cow. The Evening: Join Robert […]

Take action for pollinators on your farm to benefit your business!

When: Tuesday 26th July 12.30pm for lunch (for 1pm start) —3.30pm Where: Olivers Farm, Broad Lane, Great Altcar, Liverpool, L37 5AL (by kind permission of Mr E. Orritt) Pollinators are vital for a thriving farm business. However these precious insects are under threat. The good news is that we can do something about it with […]

Big Garden Bee Count – Sunday July 17th

Big Garden Bee Count – Sunday, July 17th The Cheshire Wildlife Trust have teamed up with  RECORD, the local Biological Records Centre, which is producing a bumblebee distribution atlas for Cheshire, and wants you to record your sightings. Find out how you can ‘bee’ a part of something that counts here.

Countryside Stewardship Middle Tier: Apply now

Countryside Stewardship Middle Tier: Apply now The Countryside Stewardship Scheme is now open with applications to be submitted by 30th September 2016 Countryside Stewardship annual agreements are split into levels: Higher Tier (similar to the old Higher Level Stewardship (HLS)) Middle Tier (which replaces Entry Level Stewardship (ELS)) Both Middle and Higher Tier agreements will […]

Seed mix offers 2017

RADA,  as co-ordinators of the Campaign for the Farmed Environment in the Northwest region, are promoting CFE Seed mix offers in 2017. We have vouchers available for 3 seed mixes offers which are delivered with CFE’s supporters at Syngenta, Kings Seeds, BASF and Limagrain UK. These offers provide wildflower seed mixes suitable for farmland at […]

Action on Pollinators: Boost your Bees Farm Walk

Action on Pollinators: Boost your Bees Farm Walk Thursday 14th July 2016, 10.30am-2pm FREE event with lunch provided by the Campaign for the Farmed Environment. Farm walk led by advisors from the Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) and supported by the Farming Advice Service and Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s farm manager and senior ecologists. Opportunity […]

Free weed wiper hire

Through our Sustainable Catchment Management Programme (SCaMP) we’re working in partnerships with farmers, land owners and stakeholders across the region to protect drinking water quality. We believe that by helping farmers and land owners manage their land in a sustainable manner, the quality of water which drains from it can be improved and the need […]

British Grassland Soil Quality project and workshop

BGS is delighted to be involved in a new collaborative research project, led by Newcastle University and funded by SARIC, the Sustainable Agriculture and Research Innovation Club, an industry/public funding consortium. The project seeks to develop and initiate the use of an innovative web-based platform to help famers and land managers to make informed decisions […]

British Grassland Society are hiring

Part Time office and events administrator Due to relocation from Warwickshire, the British Grassland Society seeks an experienced office and events administrator to assist in their office at Reaseheath College near Nantwich. Duties include: – General office administration, including event bookings, telephone and email enquiries – maintaining and updating membership databases and address lists – […]