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Last updated: 03 Aug 2018

Job vacancy August 2018

Job vacancy August 2018

Come and join the team - CFE is recruiting for a new Project Officer on a 3 year contract to develop a new period of activity Read More

Last updated: 03 Aug 2018

CFE supports Bees' Needs Week

CFE supports Bees' Needs Week

CFE attended Defra's Bees Needs Week events in Carnaby Street, London to promote our activity to support pollinators Read More

Last updated: 08 Mar 2018

Ways to reduce ammonia losses on your farm - and make best use of your nutrients

Ways to reduce ammonia losses on your farm - and make best use of your nutrients

This spring, CFE is running workshops on managing nutrients and reducing ammonia emissions and also has a new short guide. Take a look at why ammonia is a problem and some of the measures that help. Read More

Last updated: 22 Feb 2018

Are you BeeConnected?

Are you BeeConnected?

Communication is vital between farmers and beekeepers. BeeConnected offers a free, simple system for alerting beekeepers about a spraying event. More farmers that use it, the more useful it is for everyone. Read More

Last updated: 13 Feb 2018

Free CFE events - Tackling nutrient planning & ammonia events

Free CFE events - Tackling nutrient planning & ammonia events

Join CFE at free workshops this March to discuss how nutrient planning and actions to reduce ammonia emissions can benefit farm businesses, and the support available. Read More

Last updated: 03 Jan 2018

Realising the potential of Ecological Focus Areas

Realising the potential of Ecological Focus Areas

EFAs are a requirement of the Basic Payment Scheme. If implemented with some thought, this requirement can be an opportunity to integrate good farming practice with management for wildlife and improved water quality. Read More

Last updated: 03 Jan 2018

Give pollinators and farmland birds a helping hand - 3 discounted seed mixes available

Give pollinators and farmland birds a helping hand - 3 discounted seed mixes available

Thanks to the continuing support of Kings, Syngenta and Limagrain, three discounted seed mixes are available to support a range of pollinators, beneficial insects and farmland birds. Read More

Last updated: 21 Dec 2017

Test your knowledge of Nutrient Management

Test your knowledge of Nutrient Management

Try CFE's latest training module to get up to speed on nutrient management, the updated RB209 and earn 2 BASIS points. Read More

Last updated: 26 Oct 2017

Heading to Crop Tech, the TFA or NAAC Conferences?

Heading to Crop Tech, the TFA or NAAC Conferences?

Come and say hello to CFE if you are visiting these events in November & December. We'll have our own CFE stand at the TFA and NAAC, and NFU are kindly sharing their stand at Crop Tech. Find out more about these shows... Read More

Last updated: 25 Oct 2017

Tried & Tested Update Oct 2017

Tried & Tested Update Oct 2017

Tried and Tested offers straightforward planning tools to help you make the most of all your available nutrient sources. Get your order in for the updated memory sticks loaded with the new RB209. Read More

Last updated: 11 Oct 2017

Deep roots that help your business grow

Deep roots that help your business grow

Why is CFE talking about trees this autumn? How could a shelterbelt benefit your business? James Thomas explains the value of trees for his farm. Read More

Last updated: 17 Jul 2017

Bees Needs 2017- Making room for pollinators need not harm farm productivity

Bees Needs 2017- Making room for pollinators need not harm farm productivity

Farmers attending two recent CFE events heard from experts that supporting pollinators and crop pest predators can help improve crop yields, delivering a win-win for farming and wildlife. Read More

Last updated: 19 Jun 2017

Business Benefits of Pollinators Events -7 July, Hertfordshire & 14 July, Cirencester

Business Benefits of Pollinators Events -7 July, Hertfordshire & 14 July, Cirencester

Join us at one of these free events to gain a valuable insight into how supporting pollinators and beneficial insects can enhance your farm business. These events are organised in partnership with Kings and Syngenta. Read More

Last updated: 22 May 2017

The Voluntary Initiative Seeks New Chair

The Voluntary Initiative Seeks New Chair

The Voluntary Initiative (VI) is seeking a new independent chair to lead the organisation which promotes the responsible use of pesticides in agriculture and horticulture. Read More

Last updated: 09 May 2017

Opportunity: Sponsor CFE Events in 2017/18

Opportunity: Sponsor CFE Events in 2017/18

CFE is exploring new ways to deliver support to farmers on voluntary environmental management. We're calling on industry to sponsor a series of CFE events or provide opportunities for CFE coordinators to speak to farmers at your events. Read More

Last updated: 09 May 2017

CFE celebrates a successful 2016/17

CFE celebrates a successful 2016/17

In the last year, CFE reached over 1,475 farmers through its events and received consistently excellent feedback from attendees. Here's an overview of the campaign's achievements. Read More

Last updated: 12 Apr 2017

Demonstrating what farmers do for the environment - 2017 Survey results

Demonstrating what farmers do for the environment - 2017 Survey results

CFE asked what you were doing on your farm to protect wildlife and natural resources, and you didn't disappoint. Over 370 farmers and land managers responded to our survey and 87% told us they managed their land voluntarily to benefit the environment Read More

Last updated: 12 Apr 2017

Boost pollinators and birds on your farm with discounted pollen & nectar mixes

Boost pollinators and birds on your farm with discounted pollen & nectar mixes

Our popular seed mixes to support pollinators and farmland birds are back for another year! Thanks to CFE's partners at Syngenta and Kings, we will again be offering discounted an annual flower mix and a wild bird seed mix. Read More

Last updated: 19 Dec 2016

Turtle doves

Turtle doves

CFE is encouraging farmers to do their bit to help conserve one of the iconic birds of UK farmland. Turtle doves are under threat for several reasons and some CFE measures can help to provide the nesting sites and food sources that they need. Read More

Last updated: 03 Nov 2016

CFE Pollinator Farm Champion

CFE Pollinator Farm Champion

Following a nationwide search the CFE are proud to announce that Olly Harrison from Merseyside is the CFE Pollinator Farm Champion 2016. Read More