18 January 2019. NFU President Minette Batters has shared her support for the work being done by farmers in the Martin Down Cluster:
A massive thank you to all the farmers in the Martin Down Cluster for producing this stunning calendar, showing the amazing environmental work that’s happening here and now and to @francoscotland for kindly giving one to me! pic.twitter.com/zfsDiMl6wf
— minette batters (@Minette_Batters) January 18, 2019
14 December 2018. The Selborne Landscape Partnership recently held a hedgerow management event and took the opportunity to distribute feeders to those farmers in attendance. Read more.
Facilitate Agricultural Innovation – Short course at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester
7 December 2018. This 2.5 day course will provide the knowledge and skills to facilitate learning processes with farmers and stimulate practice change and innovation. Attendees will come away with confidence to guide these learning processes and start applying them in practice. Download flyer.
6 November 2018. Those who are passionate about wildlife were left enthused by a series of heartfelt talks as the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Farmer Cluster Conference proved to be a real hit. Read more.
24 October 2018. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a £60,000 fund to develop and test pollinator habitat mapping. The Martin Down farmer “Super Cluster” in Hampshire, led by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, farmers and landowners will provide training and advice to enable three farmer clusters to protect and enhance wildlife, including pollinators. Read more.
24 August 2018. Farmers, facilitators, advisors, policy makers and those passionate about wildlife will be heading to The Birmingham & Midland Institute for the second Farmer Cluster Conference on November 1st. Read more.