Wednesday 2 July, 2014 - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Yorkshire Conservation & Farming – Farm Walk – Organic vs Conventional?

Hutts Farm, Hutts Lane, Grewelthorpe, Ripon HG4 3DA

By kind permission of Mark Exelby
We will be looking at:

  • Farming organically
  • Managing upland farms for ground nesting birds
  • Electronic sheep ID
  • Wildflower meadow restoration
  • Likely  impact of the new basic payments scheme, greening, & new environmental land management scheme
  • Ecosystem services/biodiversity offsetting & The Environmental Bank
  • The future of farming in upland areas…

We will be joined by Phil Lyth from Yorkshire Farming & Wildlife Partnership, & Professor David Hill deputy chair of Natural England & founder of the Environmental Bank.
The evening will finish with a barbecue.
To book visit or contact or 07927 136819
Free to YC&F members! £5.00 to non-members – refundable if you decide to join!