BASIS Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Routes into Farming - 15:30 to 16:15

Chaired by Milly Fyfe, Food and Farming Ambassador

Covid-19, the phasing out of the basic payment and Brexit will result in a massive restructure of the industry, opening up new challenges but also new opportunities for forward-thinking farmers.

• Jeremy Moody, CAAV examines the issues, including housing and tenancy reforms, and where Government needs to provide direction and support
• Delyth Jones, Venture explores the opportunity that share farming and other options can provide young entrants.
• Dan Frost talks about his journey, as an engineer and teacher's son with no family farming background, to securing a 90-acre arable tenancy in Peterborough County Council.
• Matt Redman started a contracting business five years ago, which not only enabled him to build a high-tech machinery fleet and take on a 1,000-acre arable tenancy at Landbeach, Cambs.



Milly Fyfe

Milly Fyfe, Food and Farming Ambassador

Jeremy Moody

Jeremy Moody, Secretary and Adviser - Central Association of Agricultural Valuers

Delyth Jones

Delyth Jones, Venture Officer - Farming Connect

Dan Frost

Dan Frost

Matt Redman

Matt Redman

New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers

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New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers

Written by Defra Press Office

A wide river is in view in a valley in the background, a drystone wall is behind the river, and large, green trees are prominent in the scene.

The Rivers Trust has today launched its State of Our Rivers report aiming to allow the English public understand and explore the health of their rivers on a national and local scale.

Environment Minister Rebecca Pow and Environment Agency Director John Leyland attended the launch panel to discuss the ways in which the...