THE RURAL LIST - CONSERVATION AND THE FUTURE OF FARMING - 12 SEPTEMBER 1830-2030
Jenny Phelps MBE of FWAG SW will talk about the Integrated Local delivery model of conservation. FWAG SW has hosted several military resettlers for work experience and offers a rich programme of volunteering - often a great way to build up experience and flesh out your CV before your leave the service. This will be a cracker!
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HOW TO FARM SUSTAINABLY AND PROFITABLY
ENVIRONMENTAL LAND MANAGEMENT DESIGN AND THE ESSENTIAL ROLE OF GRASS-FED LIVESTOCK IN COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE
Read Jenny Phelps's FWAG blog on future soil management - https://www.fwagsw.org.uk/Blogs/fwagsouthwest/reflections-from-groundswell - and the second part which explains why the new ELM must be based on a public good valuation rather than agricultural set-aside - https://www.fwagsw.org.uk/Blogs/fwagsouthwest/environmental-land-management-design-and-support.
Tractors and other farming equipment is getting ever bigger, heavier and more expensive. This trend is driving collaboration and even amalgamation of farms. It is arguably not driving greater efficiency.
Can small robots help? This article, published in The Times and sponsored by Dropbox, promotes the work of The Small Robot Company. It’s worth a read to get you thinking about which future you want to invest in!
Self-coaching for military personnel to start your personal estimate and plan for a successful resettlement.
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"You've really got something here. If you can make degree apprenticeships work for farming ... well, it's a game changer."
- RAU academic
Whilst working with a small manufacturing business, we were able to offer a fresh perspective on restructuring a new enterprise ... making the apprentice position more financially stable for the business and professionally rewarding for the apprentice.
(Well, you'll have to take our word on this one!)
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