Monthly Archives: February 2021

Meadow Maker Trainee position open for applications

As part of their Meadow Makers project, Plantlife are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a strong interest in conservation to work as a Trainee Meadow Maker with Herefordshire Meadows. The position will be fully paid (based on the National Living Wage of £8.91/hr), is full-time and will last for six months, from April to September 2021. All interested applicants… Read more →

Herefordshire farmer, Russ Carrington, appointed farm manager at Knepp Estate

Regenerative farmer Russ Carrington, previously General Manager of the Pasture fed Livestock Association (PFLA), has just been appointed as a farm manager on the Burrell family’s Knepp Estate in West Sussex to scope out and oversee a new regenerative farming enterprise. Knepp Estate has become widely known for its bold rewilding project, but the new regenerative farm is being set… Read more →

Watch again: Dr Christine Jones on Biological Pathways to Carbon- Rich Soils

Dr Christine Jones is an internationally renowned and highly respected groundcover and soils ecologist. She has a wealth of experience working with innovative landholders to implement regenerative land management practices that enhance biodiversity, increase biological activity, sequester carbon, activate soil nutrient cycles, restore water balance, improve productivity and create new topsoil.   In a recent webinar on 11th February Dr… Read more →