Guidance

Information on farm advice for farmers and land managers

The Farm advice programme is managed by Natural England and provides advice to farmers, land managers and their advisors. It also raises awareness and understanding of environmentally sustainable land management to support Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier applications.

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Farm advice support for Countryside Stewardship (CS) Mid Tier applicants.

Support and advice is available by booking onto an on-line event for your area from the contact details below. Using the same booking details, applicants are also encouraged to book a slot for a clinic session to help consider which options are suitable for their holding. Clinic sessions last up to 1 hour and 30 minutes.

North East

Covering: Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Co Durham, Tees Valley

To book an online event

Call 08453 713399

Email bookings@ADAS.co.uk

Date Time
Thursday 18 March 12pm to 1.30pm
Wednesday 31 March 12pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday 20 April 12pm to 1.30pm
Thursday 20 May 12pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday 15 June 12pm to 1.30pm

North West

Covering: Cumbria, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside

To book an online event

Call 08453 713399

Email bookings@ADAS.co.uk

Date Time
Thursday 18 March 12pm to 1.30pm
Wednesday 31 March 12pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday 20 April 12pm to 1.30pm
Thursday 20 May 12pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday 15 June 12pm to 1.30pm

Yorkshire & Humberside

Covering: North, South, East & West Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire

To book an online event

Call 08453 713399

Email bookings@ADAS.co.uk

Date Time
Thursday 18 March 12pm to 1.30pm
Wednesday 31 March 12pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday 20 April 12pm to 1.30pm
Thursday 20 May 12pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday 15 June 12pm to 1.30pm

East Midlands

Covering: Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Northamptonshire.

To book an online event

Call 07593 449868

Email bookings@chrisseabridge.co.uk

Date Time
Thursday 25 March 1pm to 2.30pm
Tuesday 30 March 7pm to 8.30pm
Monday 12 April 8.30am to 10.00am
Tuesday 4 May 2pm to 3.30pm
Wednesday 19 May 7pm to 8.30pm

West Midlands

Covering: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire.

To book an online event

Call 07593 449868

Email bookings@chrisseabridge.co.uk

Date Time
Thursday 25 March 1pm to 2.30pm
Tuesday 30 March 7pm to 8.30pm
Monday 12 April 8.30am to 10.00am
Tuesday 4 May 2pm to 3.30pm
Wednesday 19 May 7pm to 8.30pm

East Anglia & South East

Covering: Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire. Oxfordshire, Kent, Surrey, London, East and West Sussex, Berkshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire and the Isle of Wight.

To book an online event

Call 01235 753575

Email: falma@ricardo.com

Date Time Register link
Monday 22 March 7pm to 8.30pm Register
Wednesday 7 April 2pm to 3.30pm Register
Thursday 22 April 10am to 11.30am Register
Tuesday 4 May 7pm to 8.30pm Register
Wednesday 19 May 12pm to 1.30pm Register

Book an online advice clinic session

South West

Covering: Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, Avon, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

To book an online event

Call 01823 663074

Email csadvice@fwagsw.org.uk

Date Time
Tuesday 23 March 12pm to 1.30pm
Tuesday 6 April 7pm to 8.30pm
Wednesday 14 April 12pm to 1.30pm
Thursday 6 May 10.00am to 11.30am
Tuesday 1 June 7pm to 8.30pm
Published 17 April 2019
Last updated 24 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to book online advice clinics for the East Anglia & South East area.

  2. Mid tier online event details added

  3. Removing clinics for 2020, and updating information about advice and support for 2021.

  4. Session details updated for all areas

  5. Update to Farm advice events regarding current situation

  6. Updated Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier events

  7. Update to information about Farm Advice Mid Tier clinics

  8. Event at NFU Skelmersdale on Wednesday 25 April postponed to Tuesday 14 May.

  9. First published.