Natural England, the Environment Agency & Portsmouth Water are thrilled to invite farmers from the Chichester area of West Sussex to a breakfast meeting at the Crown & Anchor Pub to discuss ways to reduce costs by managing your use of nutrients.
Sajjad Awan, Resource Management Scientist from the AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) will be sharing his extensive knowledge of crop nutrition and precision farming technology. Sajaad will be supported by Colin Hedley, Independent Farming and Environment Adviser and local farmers who have successfully reduced their costs.
8:00 Arrive for tea / coffee & bacon / sausage sandwiches
8:10 Welcome from Peter Taylor (Environment Agency) & James Farr (Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer)
8:15 Introduction from Colin Hedley (Independent Farming and Environment Adviser)
8:20 Sajjad Awan (AHDB)
9:20 Local examples of N and £ reduction
9:45 Discussion and consideration of cover crop demonstration in the area
10:15 Closing remarks, James Farr