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Less is More: Managing Water Quality on Farm - Lincolnshire event: 5th Dec 2019

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Date:  Thursday 5th December 2019

Time:  10.15am – 1:15pm  (Lunch will be provided)

Venue:  Carlton Scroop Village Hall , Newark Lane, Carlton Scroop NG32 3AR.
Farm walk by kind permission of the Baines family.

Nuffield Scholar and farmer Andrew Howard has reduced his fertiliser and pesticide inputs on farm by 40% whilst retaining his yields. Come along to hear how he achieved this using intercrops, no till and cover crops, and:

  • Benefit from an update on 2019 Cross Compliance and Basic Payment Scheme from BPS expert, Andrew Wells on behalf of the Farming Advice Service
  • Hear how responsible use of pesticides will help safeguard products and the farmed environment for the future and reduce your chemical costs from Anglian Water adviser Rebecca Carter
  • Keep up to date on changes to the Water Abstraction Licences
  • Learn how CFE is Championing the Farm Environment

Free lunch will be provided following the walk, please advise of any dietary requirements

NRoSO & BASIS CPD points available

Booking is essential. Please contact your Lincolnshire CFE Coordinator: Lesley Sharpe on 01777 870817 or 07707 220121 or [email protected]​

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