Martin is an arable farmer and contractor in South Cambridgeshire, His special interest is in farm conservation management, and he currently runs ELS and HLS and Countryside Stewardship schemes on land he manages.
Martin is Chair of the Nature Friendly Farming Network UK and looks to sharing best practices and demonstrating what can be accomplished for nature and the environment while producing great produce. With the demands of climate change, reaching Net Zero is even more important and Martin wants to champion how this can be achieved through nature friendly farming whilst supporting and help to maintain profitable farming businesses.
Nitrogen – With rising costs, growing limited availability and well documented impact on the environment, farmers want to reduce the use, but can the sector facilitate, adapt to, and support this move? Chaired by Dr Alastair Leake (Director of Policy at the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust) , this panel session will discuss the impacts […]
Farming, food, and the natural environment have been pushed out of balance by inappropriate policies. Brexit was seen as a once in a lifetime opportunity to reform agricultural policies to ensure a new domestic system that recognises farming and nature as interdependent and mutually beneficial. In 2018, the Government’s health and harmony blueprint set out […]
There are lots of challenges facing UK farming – price squeezes, abusive practices, environmental pressures and more. But what excites you in farming at the moment? And how can we do more of ‘the good stuff’? Share your stories and hear from others about what’s been working well on the ground. This is simply an […]