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Water Sensitive Farming

The Water Sensitive Farming (WSF) initiative is working in the Broadland and the Cam and Ely Ouse (CamEO) catchments to provide soil and water advice which will benefit farmers and the environment. Through free, confidential and flexible advice, soil and water is being kept on fields for crops to use whilst protecting our rare chalk streams in East Anglia. Bespoke grants are also available to construct features such as silt traps, bunds, ponds and wetlands.

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The project is funded through the EU LIFE and WWF-UK and Coca Cola Freshwater Partnership.

Find out more by clicking on our Water Sensitive Farming Leaflet.

We are co-hosts of the CamEO Partnership, which aims to provide a long lasting partnership approach for delivering WSF, as well as promote the positive role that businesses have to play in improving the water environment.

CamEO catchment                                                    Broadland catchment 

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Would you like to talk to one of our Farm Advisors?

Our Farm Advisors can give you a full evaluation of all aspects of your farm business. They can undertake a farm survey, provide a farm plan, and may be able to give you some funding to help you save money and protect the environment.

Contact the team for more help and advice:

  • Ed Bramham-Jones (CamEO Catchment Farm Advisor) ed@norfolkriverstrust.org 01263 711299
  • Alison Smyth (Broadland Catchment Farm Advisor) alison@norfolkriverstrust.org 01263 711299
  • Neil Punchard (Broadland Catchment Coordinator) neil.punchard@broads-authority.gov.uk 07900 266496

Follow @edbramhamjones on Twitter for updates on work that has been taking place.

Find out more about why soils are so important, or what other schemes and advice are available to farmers.