FARM FOR THE FUTURE – WELCOME MEETINGS

Find out more about the changes to farm payments and the support available through the Prince’s Countryside Fund’s Farm for the Future Programme on: Monday 18thOctober at the Hired Lad, Penrith Thursday 21st October at Mitchell’s Auction Café Cockermouth Monday 25th October at The Farmer’s Arms, Lowick Tuesday 26th October at the Coquetvale Hotel, Rothbury Thursday 28th October […]

FLUKE WARNING AS TREATMENT OPTIONS ARE REDUCED

A dry, cool spring across most of the UK, followed by some hot, dry spells over the summer, means the liver fluke risk is generally going to be low this autumn and winter. However, the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) and Control of Cattle Parasites Sustainably (COWS) groups say producers need to test on their […]

GRANTS

FARMING INVESTMENT FUND – DUE TO OPEN AT END OF OCTOBER Get ready for the launch of the Farming Investment Fund with two grant schemes: The Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF). This small grant scheme will be based on standard costs for a range of specified farm equipment. The Farming Transformation Fund (FTF)is a large grant scheme […]

SHEEP SCAB SURVEY 2021

Calling all sheep farmers – please help by sharing your opinions on sheep scab to be in for a chance to win a fantastic gift! All information you share is confidential, and any information you provide will be used in research anonymously.  To participate, please follow the link: https://nottingham.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/sheep-scab-survey-2021.

GRANTS

FARMING INVESTMENT FUND – DUE TO OPEN AT END OF OCTOBER Get ready for the launch of the Farming Investment Fund with two grant schemes: The Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF). This small grant scheme will be based on standard costs for a range of specified farm equipment. The Farming Transformation Fund (FTF)is a large grant scheme […]

TRAINING COURSES

PA2/2F Boom Sprayer/Weedwipe one day course – £285 Monday 25thOctober, 9am to 4pm at Kirkoswald – Assessments 3rd November Friday 12thNovember, 9am to 4pm at Kirkoswald – Assessments 15th November PA6 Knapsack/Handheld Applicator – £270 Monday 8thNovember, 9am to 4pm – Tebay – Assessments 9thNovember There are only a couple of places left on each course – to book, call […]

WOODLAND CREATION GRANTS

It is now possible to plant trees without the recovery of Environmental Stewardship payments allowing farmers to enter into the new England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO).  If you wish to apply for EWCO on land in an ES agreement, you can find the updated grant manual and the application forms HERE. West Cumbria and Eden Rivers […]

GRANTS

FARMING INVESTMENT FUND – DUE TO OPEN AT END OF OCTOBER Get ready for the launch of the Farming Investment Fund by the end of October.  There will be two grant schemes: Small grants:  The Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF) will be similar to the CP Small Grant scheme and based on standard costs for a […]

TRAILER TRAINING

Although the law is going to change this Autumn, we would still encourage people to undertake trailer training and will continue to support this through our training voucher scheme.  Subject to funding, Farmer Network members and their families aged 40 and under can apply for a voucher to cover 50% of the cost, up to […]

FARM FOR THE FUTURE – WELCOME MEETINGS

Find out more about the changes to farm payments and the support available through the Prince’s Countryside Fund’s Farm for the Future Programme on: Monday 18thOctober at the Hired Lad, Penrith Thursday 21st October at Mitchell’s Auction Café Cockermouth Monday 25th October at venue tbc in SW Cumbria Tuesday 26th October at the Coquetvale Hotel, Rothbury Thursday […]