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Wheel Inn

Heathfield Road

Burwash

Etchingham

TN19 7LA

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Farm Cluster AGM

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Another busy year has passed for the Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster, with a packed programme of surveys, training and a farming conference! Please come along to the second Farm Cluster AGM and help us make 2020 our best year yet.

We are following last year’s successful format with presentations and lots of time to catch up with Ross and Christine and other Farm Cluster members, ask questions and make suggestions for this year’s programme.

This event is for Farm Cluster members and their family, and friends or neighbours who may be interested.

Agenda:

8.30-9.00 – Registration, tea / coffee and breakfast rolls

9.00 – Welcome, Ross Wingfield, Farm Cluster Facilitator

9.05 – Presentation, Dan Tuson, Natural England

  • Landscape scale conservation in the farmed environment
  • Making Environmental Stewardship work for you, with real life examples.

9.45 - Farm Cluster Member Mid-Tier and Sussex Lund application experience, Dan Greatley, Orchard Farm

9.55 – Roundup of 2019 and what’s planned for 2020, Ross Wingfield and Christine Meadows

10.15 – Meet your local PCSO and advice on what to do in case of rural crime, Police Community Support Officer Liv Clinton

10.30 – Any questions, ideas or thoughts for the Farm Cluster going forward?

10.45 – Have a chat with other members over tea/coffee and biscuits

11.00 - Finish

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About the Upper Rother and Dudwell Farm Cluster:

The Farm Cluster helps farmers, foresters and other land managers work together to improve farm profitability and benefit soil, water, wildlife and historic features not just on their individual farms, but across the area. It has 64 members covering over 4,800ha.

The Cluster is helped by the High Weald AONB Partnership with financial support from Natural England’s Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund, the Environment Agency (Giant Hogweed control), and the Woodland Trust (deer management).

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