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We look forward to welcoming you to the East Midlands AGRI weekend. Don't forget clean boots and appropriate clothes for the farm walk on Sunday. There's plenty of car parking space at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell Market on Saturday or Sunday morning. A coach will transport you to and from Chatsworth on Sunday morning.

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Agricultural Business Centre

Bakewell Market

Bakewell

DE45 1AH

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We look forward to welcoming you to the East Midlands AGRI weekend. Don't forget clean boots and appropriate clothes for the farm walk on Sunday. There's plenty of car parking space at the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell Market on Saturday or Sunday morning. A coach will transport you to and from Chatsworth on Sunday morning.
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Workshops, panel discussion and debate. Continue the conversation over supper and a farm walk on Sunday morning at Chatsworth Estate

  • What should be invested in our environmental future?
  • Will future agri-schemes be fit for purpose?
  • How do we promote sustainable ‘conservation agriculture’ to our future funders – the tax-payer?
  • Who should pay for our environment and wildlife?
  • How important is food security?
  • Do farmers do enough to explain their part in maintaining the environment whilst producing food?

Saturday 9 February 2019

12.30 pm Arrival and lunch

2.00 pm Introduction

2.30 pm Themed workshops

  • Group 1 - Rosie East from Defra's ELM - Environmental Land Management - (Scheme Design team) and David Goodwin (Warwickshire FYFC) - conservation farming

  • Group 2 - David Howlett (Chatsworth Farm Manager) - from farm to retail

  • Group 3 - Ben Thorley (Derbyshire new entrant) - start farming from scratch but be resilient

  • Group 4 - Peter Cooper (A Focus On Nature) - conservation collaboration

  • Group 5 - Gordon Corner (NFU East Midlands Regional Director ) - what lies ahead for farmers?

3:45 pm Feedback from workshops

4:15 pm Tea

4.30 pm Andrew Clark will show and discus his new Carbon Farmer film

‘The Carbon Farmer’ paints a bright future for UK Peatland conservation, agriculture and climate action

4:45 pm Panel discussion

5:45 pm Summary

6:00 pm Drinks and supper

10.30 pm End

Sunday 10 February 2019

8:30 am Breakfast at Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell Market

9:30 am Coach to Chatsworth Estate

10:00 am Estate,farm, farm shop visit

12.00 pm Return to Bakewell Market for 12.30 pm - depart


Accommodation options if required:

How far from Bakewell?

YHA Eyam 18 (mins) 7.6 Miles

https://www.yha.org.uk/hostel/yha-eyam

YHA Hartington Hall 21 (mins) 11 miles

https://www.yha.org.uk/hostel/yha-hartington-hall

YHA Edale 34 (mins) 15.7 Miles

https://www.yha.org.uk/hostel/yha-edale-activity-centre

Edale Bunk Barn 40 (mins) 18.2 miles

https://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_location.php?supplier_id=2104

Please bring clean boots and suitable clothes for farm visit.

Date and Time

Location

Agricultural Business Centre

Bakewell Market

Bakewell

DE45 1AH

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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