Herefordshire Rural Business Advice Day 2017

Wednesday 22nd November 2017


At the Three Counties Hotel, Belmont Road, Hereford, HR2 7BP




Come along anytime from 12.00 noon – 7.00 pm


For further information contact Frances, event organiser, at



Lots of stands representing many aspects of farming and rural business including:


  • Cross Compliance Advice
  • Specialist Software for Farm Businesses
  • Business Management, Planning & Start-up
  • Advice on the Countryside Stewardship Schemes
  • Training opportunities available in Herefordshire
  • Apprenticeship Schemes for Land Based Industries
  • Up to date information on Broadband in Herefordshire
  • Financial & Legal Advice for Farms & Rural Businesses
  • Renewable Energy Options
  • Wildlife & Environmental Advice
  • Local Grants & Funding opportunities
  • Rural Crime Prevention Measures
  • Fire prevention & safety advice
  • Business tips for diversification
  • Managing your woodlands
  • Planning application advice
  • Rural Tourism


Free 1-to-1 Advice Clinics:


  • Environment Agency clinic for NVZs and Pesticide Handling
  • Computer IT and Digital queries
  • Preserve your wealth for future generations (with Thorne Widgery)
  • Why use Cloud Accounting software (with Thorne Widgery)
  • How you need to prepare for the new data protection rules (GDPR) (with Harrison Clark Rickerbys)



  • 12.45pm   “Brexit: where we are, what it means, and what we can do.” A View from the NFU.
  • 1.45pm  “What will the new Data Protection rules mean for you?”
  • 2.45pm “Talking Grazing” with 2 local farmers who use planned rotational grazing and mob grazing systems for their stock.
  • 3.45 pm “Managing your Woodland – Opportunity or Liability?”
  • 4.45pm “Aiming for a Fiesta or a Ferrari?” Diversification Planning
  • 5.45pm “Changes to the Red Tractor Assurance Schemes for Crops and Beef & Lamb”