Event Date : February 4, 2015
One day workshop for farmers/farm managers, advisers/land agents, researchers, young people including students/apprentices, and others involved in the food supply chain.
Venue: Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 OBW 10 am – 4.30pm
The workshop will support farmers and others in the food chain in the development of more sustainable arable farming systems and practices. It will include:
Participants will receive copies of the 2014 Organic Farm Management Handbook and Arable Conversion Handbook from HGCA and other relevant publications.
50% fee reduction for English producers and others obtaining a living from agriculture or agricultural products. Eligibility includes producers and employees of producer groups, supply chain businesses, direct retailers, small consultancy businesses, but not multiple retailers, government departments, agencies or public bodies including universities. Participants must be living/working in England. To benefit please download, complete and sign the Trainee Registration form (60kb pdf file) and send to Gillian Woodward at ORC. You can still register and pay on-line.
We have funds from various sources, including the Ernest Cook Trust (nationwide), the Gordon Palmer Memorial Trust (Berkshire residents only), and the Greenham Common Trust (West Berkshire residents only) to enable young people (students/apprentices/new entrants) with limited means to attend the seminars. If you think you may qualify, for any of the above bursaries please contact Gillian Woodwardwith details of your address, age and circumstances to check eligibility.
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