Applications are being taken online where there is more information and an opportunity to read the write ups from the last two years.
The competition is being generously sponsored again by Cotswold Seeds, and the top three entries will all receive prizes of fertility building or green manure seed.
Ideally, counting should take place at first light as this is when the birds are most active.
However, it is more important that you take part, so timings should suit you. LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the great British farm day.
The top three applicants will also be hosting farm walks during 2018. Warwickshire Policehas been made aware of a phishing email that is using police branding to provoke responses.
The email says that the recipient is being summoned to court as a witness and asks them to follow a link, which could then lead to a virus or malware being placed on their computer.
Keeping up to date with the changes in environmental support and different channels of funding available.
Improving your farm for wildlife with low cost methods - that can benefit your business too.
The GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count takes place in 2018 between 9 and 18 February.So, if its your first LEAF Open Farm Sunday event you can keep it as small and as simple as you want.LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) provides lots of free resources, information and support for all registered host farmers: Comprehensive host farmer handbook Case studies, activity ideas and checklists to help you plan your event Posters, flyers and postcards for you to tailor to your event, plus banners, signs, stickers, leaflets and more A team of Regional Co-ordinators to speak with to answer your questions Join our private Facebook group to link with experienced host farmers Regular OFS Update e-newsletters and blogs to give you the latest news.It aims to find farmers and growers who are engaged with and passionate about managing their soils in a way which supports productive agriculture, biodiversity, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and builds soil organic matter.The competition is open to any UK farmer or grower who are managing their soils in a way which optimises soil health and quality.Finding more about what wildlife you have got on your farm.