Henry Edmunds

The final episode of this series of the Natural England Hampshire Downs Farmland Conservation Podcast is available for download! This interview is with award winning organic farmer and naturalist Henry Edmunds of the Cholderton Estate. Henry has been leading the way for organic farming for decades and talks wonderfully about the virtues and methods of organic farming.

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Henry Edmunds Interview

Francis Buner

Episode seven of the Natural England Hampshire Downs Farmland Conservation Podcast is available for download! It is the third of three discussing cluster farms. This interview is with Francis Buner of the Game and Wildlife conservation Trust.  He leads on the international PARTRIDGE project and on the demonstration site Rotherfield Estate.

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Francis Buner Interview

Debbie Miller

Episode six of the Natural England Hampshire Downs Farmland Conservation Podcast is now available for download! It is the second of three discussing cluster farms. This week we hear from Debbie Miller who works with a group of farmers within the Selbourne cluster near Winchester.

Click this link to find out a bit more about funding opportunities and how facilitators like Debbie work with groups of farmers to jointly create a bigger positive impact on wildlife! http://ow.ly/rwt630oClEJ

Would you like to get involved with Countryside Stewardship, but a bit uncertain about the application process? We’re here to help! Click here for more information: http://ow.ly/Dzq830oC5VG

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Debbie Miller Interview

Kate and Derek Faulkner

Natural England have released our very first podcast and episode five is the first of three discussing cluster farms. This interview on the Hampshire Downs Farmland Conservation Podcast is with Kate and Derek Faulkner of Norton Farm and the Selbourne cluster near Winchester. For more information on cluster farms see the website: https://www.farmerclusters.com/.

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Kate and Derek Faulkner

Tim May

Episode four of the Natural England Hampshire Downs Farmland Conservation Podcast is here! This week we hear from Kingsclere estates’ Nuffield Scholar Tim May about his approach to farming the Hampshire Downs. His work influencing Agricology is definitely worth a listen! 

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Episode 4 – Tim May

Leroy Collis

Here’s the latest instalment of the Hampshire Downs Farmland Conservation Podcast! This week we interview local farmer Leroy Collis to discuss Catchment Sensitive Farming. This national programme works with farmers to improve water and air quality in high priority areas. CSF offers farmers free training, advice and support for grant applications.

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Leroy Collis Interview; The Natural England Hampshire Downs Farmland Conservation Podcast

David Miller

Episode 2 of the Natural England Hampshire downs Farmland Conservation Podcast is available to download now! We interview David Miller of the Wheatsheaf Farming Company. He is an award winning farmer caring for the health of his soil. Listen to what he has to say here: https://wp.me/PaJjGU-2 or subscribe in all major podcast libraries such as iTunes and Spotify by searching for Natural England. He also works with Innovation for Agriculture doing talks across England so check out their website for more info as well as Catchment Sensitive Farming. This national initiative works with farmers and a range of other partners to improve water and air quality in high priority areas. CSF offers farmers free training, advice and support for grant applications.

Would you like to hear more from a Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer? https://www.gov.uk/guidance/catchment-sensitive-farming-reduce-agricultural-water-pollution 

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David Miller Interview