Webinars

Farming rules for water

The Farming Advice Service has recorded a webinar for your information regarding new farming rules announced that aim to improve water quality.

The webinar provided information on:

Farming rules for water  - presented by Matthew Hampshire from Defra, with support from James Davies from the Environment Agency.

Question and answer session

If you want to watch the video above in full screen, please click here.

Please click here to access a copy of the slides from the session.

Please click here to download the farming rules for water poster.

As a follow-on to the webinar, Defra and the Environment Agency have also produced a Q&A document related to the Farming rules for water. Please click here to download the Q&A document.


Basic Payment Scheme 2018 Greening requirements - latest update from Defra

The Farming Advice Service has recorded a webinar for your information regarding Greening updates for 2018.

The webinar provided information on:

Three basic Greening rules to be followed for 30% of BPS  - presented by Andrew Wells from the Farming Advice Service

Question and answer session

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Please click here to access a copy of the slides from the session.

 

Statutory Management Requirement 1 (SMR): Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs)

The Farming Advice Service and Environment Agency have recorded a webinar for your information regarding SMR1: Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs).

The webinar provided information on:

SMR1: Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) - presented by Andrew Wells from the Farming Advice Service

NVZ designations, rules and requirements - presented by Corinna Blackmore from the Environment Agency

Question and answer session

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Please click here to access a copy of the slides from the session.

 

Cross compliance update for 2016 - October 2016

The Farming Advice Service and the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) ran a webinar in October 2016 regarding the cross compliance requirements for 2016.

The webinar provided information on:

Changes for cross compliance in 2016 - presented by Andrew Wells from the Farming Advice Service

Inspections - presented by Pam Frost from the RPA

Cross compliance common failures - presented by Andrew Wells from the Farming Advice Service

Question and answer session

If you want to watch the video above in full screen, please click here

Please click here to access a copy of the slides from the session

It was not possible to answer all of the questions that were submitted during the live webinar, however, we were able to provide answers after the meeting. Please click here to view the document. 

Protecting payments on your client's livestock farm - October 2016

The Farming Advice Service and Defra ran a webinar in October 2016 regarding the requirements for livestock farms.

The webinar provided information on:

Cross compliance requirements for livestock farms, including common areas of non-compliance - presented by Ian Cairns from the Farming Advice Service

Changes to livestock keepers from July 2016 - presented by Pat Brophy from Defra

Question and answer session

 

If you want to watch the video above in full screen, please click here

Please click here to access a copy of the slides from the session

Please click here to access a copy of the Defra CPH rationalisation document.

Cross compliance update for 2015 - September 2015

The Farming Advice Service ran a webinar in September 2015, presented by Andrew Wells, to explain the changes to cross compliance for 2015.

The webinar provided information on:

Summary of changes for 2015

Update on cross compliance failure areas

Detailed explanation of Good Agricultural and Environmental Conditions (GAECs) and Statutory Management Requirements (SMRs)

Please click here to view a recording of the webinar

Please click here to access a copy of the slides from the session

Managing business risks in a changing climate - March 2015

The Farming Advice Service, The Climate Ready Programme and the Environment Agency ran a webinar in March 2015 on managing business risks in a changing climate.

The webinar provided information on:

Overview of the Climate Ready Programme - presented by Lorraine Hutt from the Environment Agency/Climate Ready Programme

Review of climate projections - presented by Julian Wright from the Environment Agency

Assessments of the impact of climate and weather on farm business - presented by George Cook from the Farming Advice Service

Question and answer session

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Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (SSAFO) Regulations - January 2015

The Farming Advice Service, The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Environment Agency ran a webinar in January 2015 on Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil Regulations.

The webinar provided information on:

SSAFO Regulations - a policy overview, presented by Simon Crabbe from Defra

Advice on new SSAFO proposals - an explanation of the procedures that should be followed, presented by Steve Woods from the Environment Agency

Question and answer session - the Q&A panel includes Simon Crabbe and Steve Woods

Please click here to view a recording of the webinar

Environmental permitting and the land spreading of waste - January 2015

The Farming Advice Service, The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Environment Agency ran a webinar in January 2015 on environmental permitting and the land spreading of waste.

The webinar provided information on:

Regulations for the land spreading of waste - an explanation of land spreading activity and how it is regulated, presented by Lydia Breslin from Defra

Storage and spreading of sewage sludge - a policy overview, presented by Fred Parsonage from Defra

Regulatory controls for the land spreading of waste - use of waste-derived materials on land, presented by Mat Davis from the Environment Agency

Question and answer session - the Q&A panel includes Lydia Breslin, Fred Parsonage and Mat Davis

Please click here to view a recording of the webinar. 

CAP reform and implementation 2015 - 31 October 2014

The Farming Advice Service and the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) ran a free webinar in October 2014 on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) implementation 2015 and the impacts for farm businesses.

 

The webinar provided information on:

Greening rules - an update on crop diversification and Ecological Focus Areas (EFA), presented by Simon Lunniss from the RPA.

CAP impacts for farm businesses - practical implications of the crop diversification and EFA rules including action plans, scenarios and examples, presented by Richard King from the Andersons Centre.

Adding environmental value to EFA - the Campaign for the Farmed Environment.

Question and answer session - the question and answer panel includes Simon Lunniss and Richard King.

 

Please click here to access a recording of the webinar.
Please click here to access a copy of the slides from the session.