In this episode we will be visiting farms that have been trialling various technologies and new methods, including special protein crop, an innovative machine to get rid of docks, sensors in the poultry sector a new method of spreading fertiliser and the use of GPS tracking technology.

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Our first Zoom around the World takes us across the Irish Sea to meet Hanna and George of Ballyhubbock Farm in West Wicklow, Ireland. Hear all about the couples journey into the sheep dairy industry here

The skills window is now OPEN until Friday 29th of October 2021.

…up to 80% funding for a wide range of courses

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EIP Wales is providing funding to 46 projects from across Wales which are trialling innovative techniques and technologies at a practical level within farming and forestry businesses. 

Click here to view the latest updates and results from the projects

The regulations came into force on 1 April 2021. They establish a regulatory baseline, to ensure all farm businesses operate to a minimum standard and protect Welsh waterbodies from the impact of agricultural pollution.

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Farming Connect - helping you drive your business forward

Our enhanced programme is providing support which is transforming the business prospects of thousands of farmers and foresters.

Many services are fully funded, others are subsidised by up to 80%

To benefit from all that’s now on offer, you will need to register for the programme. Individuals registered under the previous programme will need to re-register.

Check the eligibility criteria, which has now been widened to include more farmers and foresters with smaller holdings, new categories of self-employed contractors and food businesses.

With our support you could:

  • benefit from subsidised business support, tailored to your business needs
  • reduce outputs and increase efficiency across all areas of your business
  • benchmark your performance and work towards progress and growth
  • identify areas for improvement and find solutions to problems
  • develop your skills as part of our new continuing professional development/lifelong learning programme
  • keep up to date with the latest innovations in technology through industry developments and the latest research projects
  • share best practice and benefit from the knowledge of other farmers, industry experts and academic research
  • be inspired by new ideas and find more efficient and innovative ways of working

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