The partnership supports land managers by providing advice, either on a one to one on farm basis or at themed events and workshops on the storage, handling and application of pesticides, fertilisers and manure; soil management; water course protection; environmental stewardship and general farm environmental management.


Ian Skinner is your local Essex & Suffolk Water Catchment Advisor. 

E: ian.skinner@nwl.co.uk

Robert Camps is your local Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer.

E: robert.camps@naturalengland.org.uk


The River Waveney Catchment Partnership deliver a series of events throughout the year for local farmers, advisers and agronomists.  For more details on any up coming events please use our contact page to get in touch.

Upcoming Events 

  • 26th November 2019 (9.30 – 13.00) - Strategic Cereal Farm East Results – with  Brian Barker of Westhorpe Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket, CB8 0TF. Contact Teresa.meadows@ahdb.org.uk to book your place visit cereals.ahdb.org.uk/strategicfarm for full details or  go to https://ahdb.org.uk/events


AHDB Diss Monitor Farm

Meetings will be 1pm – 4:15pm, starting with a sandwich lunch at Wortham Village Hall, Willow Corner, Wortham, Suffolk IP22 1PS

  • 3 December 2019 – Effective manure management

  • 14 January 2020 – Machinery and labour costings

  • 11 February 2020 – Pests, beneficials and IPM

AHDB Strategic Potato Farm – East results day

​8 January 2020, 10:30 – 15:00 @ Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0TF

To book your place for these events or for more details, visit: ahdb.org.uk/events, e-mail teresa.meadows@ahdb.org.uk or call 07387 015465.

  • 15th January 2020 (9.30 – 13.00) – Soils & Cultivations- with Philip Wright- + feature on latest Tyres and Traction news. Lunch will be provided and award of BASIS & NRoSO points has been applied for.

  • 11th February 2020 – Pesticide Handling and Nozzle selection. Venue to be confirmed but lunch will be provided and award of BASIS & NRoSO points has been applied for.

Other CSF winter events – to be confrimed

  • Climate Change Adaptation

  • Cover Crops

  • Air Quality -Ammonia

Contact Robert to book and for further details at robert.camps@naturalengland.org.uk or on 07717 432932

  • 4th February 2020 (9.30 – 13.00) – Farm Business Update – Wortwell Village Hall. This very popular annual event has Nuffield Scholar Richard Hinchliffe as its guest speaker this year. Richard will be talking about Herbicide resistant weeds: investigating a sustainable future for arable farming - Lunch will be provided and NRoSO and BASIS points will be available.

BOOKING DETAILS: Given the popularity of previous Farm Business Updates, booking is essential: Email: east@cla.org.uk  or Telephone: 01638 590429