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Events & workshops

One of the main aims of the Hill Farm Project is to share and disseminate useful information relevant to farm businesses on Dartmoor. We do that in a variety of ways which includes our events and training programme. On this page you can see our planned activity over the coming months, we are constantly updating the programme with each season of the year. If you wish to participate please book via the Eventbrite button where applicable, or you can email us for more details at hfp@dartmoor.gov.uk or call the office on 01822 890913.

Finally, if you have any thoughts or suggestions on future events or activities please contact us by using the form on the home page.
Tick & Animal Health on Commons

When & Where:

Huccaby Farm, Hexworthy​
31st July - 12 - 3pm
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A workshop with various presentations focussing on animal health and welfare for commons and semi natural grassland. Will include Beth Wells from Moredun discussing Louping Ill and sheep scab and the new vaccine. Other contributions from APHA vets and Clive Turner discussing results of the Healthy Livestock Project on Holne and Harford and Ugborough commons.

This a small selection of our summer events programme - To find out more about other events running throughout the year, as well as our Grazing Discussion Group and Training programme, please click the button below.

Farm for the Future


The final year of this free programme of support: 

- Workshops & Events
- Practical guidance to understand CS/SFI 
- Helping you assess your Farm Business
- One to One Consultation offer
- Specialist Topic workshops & guest speakers


 
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This will be the final year of Farm for the Future, designed to assist with understanding the changes under the Agricultural Transition; loss of BPS, new and emerging schemes and comparing those options for your own circumstances and Farm Business.

Our events will run between July - November; the current list of dates & events can be found on our relevant webpage here. This is the last year of this offer so don't miss the opportunity for free advice.

We encourage anyone to sign up to take full advantage of the offer; you can email us at hfp@dartmoor.gov.uk or complete the contact form on our home page.

Summer Shows


We will be attending some of our local shows again this summer: 

- English National Sheep Dog Trials
  Thursday 8th - Sunday 11th August
- Chagford Show Thursday 15th August
- Widecombe Fair Tuesday 10th September


 
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We look forward to getting out there and having a chat, pop in to see us and hear about what we are working on, what's coming up next or just chewing the cud.

 

We also love to hear your feedback and ideas to help make sure that our work is on track and reflects the needs of farming on Dartmoor.  

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