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CFE Newsletter - December 2021

A look at farming, the environment and our work on behalf of our members.

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An update on the work of the Campaign for the Farmed Environment.

The industry-led partnership encouraging farmers and land managers to adopt environmental ‘best practice’.

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Come and join Chris Jones for a walk round Woodland Valley farm to see an established agroforestry system 2 years and 10 years on. Chris runs a 170 acre organic pasture farm, with a small but growing suckler herd rotationally grazing his fields between an alley silvopasture system of apple trees, willow and Robinia.

Pasties, tea and cake included! 

For more details click here.

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Healthy well managed soils are valuable to both the environment and the farm business. For the upcoming World Soils Day we encourage you to take a look at our soils guides which were released earlier this year and are free to download!

You can find them here.

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The South West workshop will be held free of charge at the estate managed by renowned silvohorticulture practitioner, Rafael Pompa, and will be concerned with silvohorticulture within ELM.

All events will involve detailed discussion among farmers in a structured workshop setting and a visit around the farm at which the event is held.

For more details click here.

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In this lunchtime online presentation, BSI will share information and answer questions about the current development of a new national standard for crop robot use and explain how the use of a standard on crop robots could help disseminate knowledge, raise profile and credibility and lead to growth and cohesiveness in the market.

For more details click here. 

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The Midlands workshop will be held free of charge at the farm of a renowned lowland silvopasture practitioner, Tim Downes, and will be concerned with lowland silvopasture within ELM.

All events will involve detailed discussion among farmers in a structured workshop setting and a visit around the farm at which the event is held. 

For more details click here.  
  

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In an age where the media is full of stories about climate change, sustainability and carbon reduction, when would be a better time to talk about how engineers and technologists are achieving this in our industry?

Take a look back at the IAgrE Conference here.

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From speaker Oliver Scott, from Bradford Estates. Over 900 years after the family’s first land grants in the area, Bradford Estates now takes responsibility for approximately 12,000 acres on the Shropshire and Staffordshire borders.

For more details click here.

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Natural England are currently advertising a number of Land Management Development Technical Lead Senior and Lead Adviser roles on Civil Service Jobs.

Land Management Scheme Development Technical Lead - Lead Adviser. For more details click here.

Land Management Scheme Development Technical Lead - Senior Adviser. For more details click here. 

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Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in this newsletter, if you do spot any errors or omissions, please contact Ellenor Litobarski.

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