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      The SDFBI Newsletter, The Farm Flyer, contains information, advice and viewpoints for farmers and advisors.  Below are downloadable PDF versions of the Farm Flyer.

      The Farm Flyer - Spring/Summer 2014

      The Farm Flyer - Autumn/Winter 2014-15

      The Farm Flyer - Spring/Summer 2016



      Looking at and discussing farmland bird management options on the ground is often a good way to find out best practice and discover methods that achieve results.  The events listed below are hosted by a range of organisations and will all cover aspects of management for farmland birds.  Please let us know if you would like to advertise your event here

      GWCT Farmland Bird ID days - Ahead of the 2018 Big Farmland Bird Count we will be running a series of farmland bird identification days for farmers throughout January and February. You can book your place now, be quick though - there are only 25 places available for each day:

      Hampshire - Monday 5th February, 10.45am - 3.00pm, Victoria Hall, Sutton Scotney

      Sussex - Wednesday 7th February, 10.45am - 3.00pm, Downs Barn, Sompting Estate



    • SDFBI Blog

      2017 SDFBI Bird Monitoring Project results are go!

      12th Jan 2018
      Following many hours of survey...

      Nature Friendly Farming Network launches today

      5th Jan 2018
      Today sees the launch of the N...

      Working with our non-farming neighbours

      6th Dec 2017
      The Eastern South Downs Farmer...

      Arun Valley waders - the 2017 results

      24th Nov 2017
      Rising in the Weald, bisecting...

      Lapwing success in the Arun Valley

      24th Aug 2017
      Now in its third year, the Aru...

      Farm opens it gates to the public

      27th Jun 2017
      How many members of the public...
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