The Farmer Network, run by farmers for farmers, has 1,142 members. The NGO provides advice and support to farm businesses on a range of challenges and queries faced by them such as developing sustainable farming practices, maximising income in rural communities and raising the profile of farming in general.

What we love about it:

Any platform that is about shared learnings, in this case farmer-to-farmer peer support, is what food citizenship is all about!

More information:

This morning, Defra announced the Sustainable Farming Incentive Standards that will be rolled out in 2023, including more details about Countryside Stewardship Plus and the next round of the Landscape Recovery scheme.
Six more SFI standards this year:
Mark Spencer’s speech at the OFC included news that Defra has concluded the ELMs review. Information about a new SFI management and Countryside Stewardship payment rates now available. Click the link below to read our briefing note:

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Up to £500 of free business advice for farmers in Eden to be used by 31st March 2023. Call 01768 868615 to find out more.”
Now it’s Jake McMorrow from @Elanco talking about worming best practice
Local Bainbridge vet Davinia Hinde is now talking about common diseases.
The Yorkshire Dales Network is under way at Hawes Auction starting with @AHDB_BeefLamb director Will Jackson.

Great to see some Cumbria members up here too