Short talks will be followed by an open discussion session in which you are invited to put your questions to our panel:
Owen Standen – Farming and the Bigger Picture
Owen is leading on developing Catchment Sensitive Farming advice to farmers on climate change in Kent and E Sussex. With agriculture part of the net zero solution, as both an emissions source and a sink, he will talk about how the NFU initiative links to the wider GHG and climate change issues and the UK’s aim for net zero by 2050.
Harriet Henrick – Zero Carbon Farming
Harriet is the NFU livestock adviser and is currently helping a group of farmers with carbon footprint calculations on their farms. She will talk about using carbon calculators in the livestock sector and some of the practical measures farmers can take to reduce their carbon footprint and make financial savings.
Tom Bradshaw – Carbon Footprinting My Farm
Tom Bradshaw is the NFU vice president, and has tested 3 of the most commonly used carbon calculators on his 345 ha farm in Essex growing combinable crops. He will give an arable farmer farmer’s view of using them, what data needed to go in – and what he got out of them.
CFE South East and PROWATER invite you to a free workshop on 'Water Resources on Your Farm', including the latest initiatives and support for water provision and protection.Thursday 28th November 2019, 10am-3pm at Hugh Lowe Farms, Mereworth ME18 5NE.
Join CFE and partners for an introduction to measuring natural capital, an update on Cross Compliance and a refresher of responsible and efficient pesticide use. Bothamsall, Notts - Tues 26th Nov 2019. Free event with lunch, farm walk and CPD points.
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