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					AUNE CONSERVATION
 ASSOCIATION (ACA)
 ‘Conserving the Devonshire Avon
       from source to sea’

     www.aca.aveton-gifford.co.uk
CSFI
Avon
       SOIL & WATER PROTECTION
  THROUGH WHOLE FARM PLANNING -
        RIVER AVON CATCHMENT
CSFI
Avon
       SOIL & WATER PROTECTION
  THROUGH WHOLE FARM PLANNING -
        RIVER AVON CATCHMENT


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           AN ASSOCIATE PROJECT OF
   THE ENGLAND CATCHMENT SENSITIVE FARMING
               DELIVERY INITIATIVE
CSFI    Contributions to
Avon   agricultural run-off

        Landscape risks
CSFI    Contributions to
Avon   agricultural run-off

        Landscape risks

        • High rainfall
CSFI    Contributions to
Avon   agricultural run-off

        Landscape risks

        • High rainfall
        • Steep slopes
CSFI    Contributions to
Avon   agricultural run-off

        Landscape risks

        • High rainfall
        • Steep slopes
        • Erodible soils
CSFI    Contributions to
Avon   agricultural run-off

        Landscape risks

        •   High rainfall
        •   Steep slopes
        •   Erodible soils
        •   Riparian fields
CSFI    Contributions to
Avon   agricultural run-off

        Landscape risks

        •   High rainfall
        •   Steep slopes
        •   Erodible soils
        •   Riparian fields
        •   Assisted drainage
CSFI    Contributions to
Avon   agricultural run-off

        Landscape risks

        •   High rainfall
        •   Steep slopes
        •   Erodible soils
        •   Riparian fields
        •   Assisted drainage
CSFI
Avon    Contributions to
       agricultural run-off

         Management
CSFI
Avon        Contributions to
           agricultural run-off

              Management
 • Certain crops are known to be “riskier” than
   others
    – eg potatoes, maize
CSFI
Avon        Contributions to
           agricultural run-off

              Management
 • Certain crops are known to be “riskier” than
   others
    – eg potatoes, maize
 • Cattle access to streams
CSFI
Avon        Contributions to
           agricultural run-off

              Management
 • Certain crops are known to be “riskier” than
   others
    – eg potatoes, maize
 • Cattle access to streams
 • Timing of manure / fertiliser applications
CSFI
Avon        Contributions to
           agricultural run-off

              Management
 • Certain crops are known to be “riskier” than
   others
    – eg potatoes, maize
 • Cattle access to streams
 • Timing of manure / fertiliser applications
CSFI
Avon
                         FUNDING



   £25850 –    DEFRA (incl. VAT)

     £3600 –   AONB Sustainable Development Fund

     £1200 –   ACA

   £30650 -    TOTAL
CSFI
Avon
       SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES
CSFI
Avon
                  SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

   The delivery of 20 half-day one-to-one farm visits to give
    advice on soil, manure and water protection issues
CSFI
Avon
                  SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

   The delivery of 20 half-day one-to-one farm visits to give
    advice on soil, manure and water protection issues

   The development of a demonstration farm within the
    catchment and transfer of knowledge (on soil
    management, watercourse protection measures,
    livestock management, nutrient and manure
    management) to other farmers
CSFI
Avon
                  SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

   The delivery of 20 half-day one-to-one farm visits to give
    advice on soil, manure and water protection issues

   The development of a demonstration farm within the
    catchment and transfer of knowledge (on soil
    management, watercourse protection measures,
    livestock management, nutrient and manure
    management) to other farmers

   The preparation of 5 Whole Farm Management Plans
CSFI
Avon
                  SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

   The delivery of 20 half-day one-to-one farm visits to give
    advice on soil, manure and water protection issues

   The development of a demonstration farm within the
    catchment and transfer of knowledge (on soil
    management, watercourse protection measures,
    livestock management, nutrient and manure
    management) to other farmers

   The preparation of 5 Whole Farm Management Plans

   The delivery of reports in Feb 2008
CSFI
Avon
                  SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES

   The delivery of 20 half-day one-to-one farm visits to give
    advice on soil, manure and water protection issues

   The development of a demonstration farm within the
    catchment and transfer of knowledge (on soil
    management, watercourse protection measures,
    livestock management, nutrient and manure
    management) to other farmers

   The preparation of 5 Whole Farm Management Plans

   The delivery of reports in Feb 2008
CSFI
Avon
                MAIN COLLABORATORS



 AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY

 AUNE CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION

 FARMING & WILDLIFE ADVISORY GROUP

 SMALL FARMS ASSOCIATION
CSFI
Avon
       EXPECTED OUTCOMES
CSFI
Avon
                     EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Improve water quality in the river by reducing NO3-, PO43- &
  bugs
CSFI
Avon
                     EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Improve water quality in the river by reducing NO3-, PO43- &
  bugs

 Reduce the impact of siltation on fish spawning grounds
CSFI
Avon
                     EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Improve water quality in the river by reducing NO3-, PO43- &
  bugs

 Reduce the impact of siltation on fish spawning grounds

 Protect shellfish water from pathogens
CSFI
Avon
                     EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Improve water quality in the river by reducing NO3-, PO43- &
  bugs

 Reduce the impact of siltation on fish spawning grounds

 Protect shellfish water from pathogens

 Reduce sediment, nutrients & pathogens in bathing waters
CSFI
Avon
                     EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Improve water quality in the river by reducing NO3-, PO43- &
  bugs

 Reduce the impact of siltation on fish spawning grounds

 Protect shellfish water from pathogens

 Reduce sediment, nutrients & pathogens in bathing waters

 Reduce sediment reaching roads and ditches
CSFI
Avon
                     EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Improve water quality in the river by reducing NO3-, PO43- &
  bugs

 Reduce the impact of siltation on fish spawning grounds

 Protect shellfish water from pathogens

 Reduce sediment, nutrients & pathogens in bathing waters

 Reduce sediment reaching roads and ditches

 Reduce loss of topsoil and associated nutrients from farmland
CSFI
Avon
                     EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Improve water quality in the river by reducing NO3-, PO43- &
  bugs

 Reduce the impact of siltation on fish spawning grounds

 Protect shellfish water from pathogens

 Reduce sediment, nutrients & pathogens in bathing waters

 Reduce sediment reaching roads and ditches

 Reduce loss of topsoil and associated nutrients from farmland
CSFI
       TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
CSFI
                TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
CSFI
                TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
CSFI
                 TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 REDUCED LOCAL FERTILISER APPLICATION/ IMPORT
CSFI
                 TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 REDUCED LOCAL FERTILISER APPLICATION/ IMPORT
 GRADE ‘B’ STATUS FOR SHELLFISH FLESH
CSFI
                 TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 REDUCED LOCAL FERTILISER APPLICATION/ IMPORT
 GRADE ‘B’ STATUS FOR SHELLFISH FLESH
 “EXCELLENT” STANDARD FOR DESIGNATED BATHING WATERS
CSFI
                 TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 REDUCED LOCAL FERTILISER APPLICATION/ IMPORT
 GRADE ‘B’ STATUS FOR SHELLFISH FLESH
 “EXCELLENT” STANDARD FOR DESIGNATED BATHING WATERS
 85% “GOOD” OR “BETTER” EVALUATION OF WORKSHOPS
CSFI
                 TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 REDUCED LOCAL FERTILISER APPLICATION/ IMPORT
 GRADE ‘B’ STATUS FOR SHELLFISH FLESH
 “EXCELLENT” STANDARD FOR DESIGNATED BATHING WATERS
 85% “GOOD” OR “BETTER” EVALUATION OF WORKSHOPS
 80% TAKE-UP OF ON-FARM ADVICE
CSFI
                 TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 REDUCED LOCAL FERTILISER APPLICATION/ IMPORT
 GRADE ‘B’ STATUS FOR SHELLFISH FLESH
 “EXCELLENT” STANDARD FOR DESIGNATED BATHING WATERS
 85% “GOOD” OR “BETTER” EVALUATION OF WORKSHOPS
 80% TAKE-UP OF ON-FARM ADVICE
 A SOIL GUIDE FOR FARMERS – ‘KNOW YOUR AVON SOILS’
CSFI
                 TARGETS FOR SUCCESS
Avon
 10 NEW ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 2 NEW HL STEWARDSHIP APPLICATIONS
 REDUCED LOCAL FERTILISER APPLICATION/ IMPORT
 GRADE ‘B’ STATUS FOR SHELLFISH FLESH
 “EXCELLENT” STANDARD FOR DESIGNATED BATHING WATERS
 85% “GOOD” OR “BETTER” EVALUATION OF WORKSHOPS
 80% TAKE-UP OF ON-FARM ADVICE
 A SOIL GUIDE FOR FARMERS – ‘KNOW YOUR AVON SOILS’

				
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