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

Last updated: 19 Jun 2017

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.

Boost Your Bees_24158Hear from experts Prof. Richard Pywell at Royston and Dr Jonathan Storkey at the Cirencester event plus CFE, Kings and Syngenta representatives. The events will include a site walk where you will have opportunity to see and discuss how farm management for pollinators works in practice.

The focus will be on integrated pest management and supporting pollinators through making the best use of least productive areas and ecological focus areas, and outside or alongside paid stewardship schemes.

Both events are open to all. Farmers, growers, land managers, farm advisers and agronomists are all very welcome, please do pass on this invitation.

Basis points have been applied for.

Full details:

Friday 7th July, Thrift Farm, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 9NN. By kind permission of Robert Law.
Please arrive at 9.30 for a 10am start, to finish by 1.30pm. Lunch will be provided.
With Prof. Richard Pywell, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Friday 14th July, Rural Innovation Centre, Manor Farm, Harnhill, Cirencester, Glos, GL7 5PU
Please arrive at 9.30 for a 10am start, to finish by 1.30pm. Lunch will be provided.
With Dr. Jonathan Storkey, Rothamsted.
For directions, see https://www.rau.ac.uk/study/short-courses/rural-skills/directions-centre

Booking is essential. Email [email protected] or leave a voicemail on the CFE national event booking line on 02476 858 897.

Unable to join us?

Our regional coordinators will be at events across England over the summer, including most Hutchinsons Summer Demonstration Events and various AHDB Monitor Farm meetings. Have a chat with them to discuss ways to voluntarily manage your farm to benefit the environment, whilst farming productively.

If you are interested in supporting pollinators, see CFE's management guide and also hedge management for pollinators.

We will be running farm walks in most regions in the autumn on the theme of resource protection.

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