Record number of visitors to the ECM marquee
Thanks to everybody who joined us for lunch at The Cheshire Ploughing Match on 30 September – a glorious day and some terrific demonstrations. It was good to catch up with so many people.
Above: Barney, our entry for the Show’s ‘Best Scarecrow’ competition
Press release from the Parliamentary Review:
ECM has been selected to represent agriculture alongside David Cameron in the 2014 Parliamentary Review. The publication, which has several versions based on key policy areas, has the involvement of the Prime Minister, leading Cabinet ministers including George Osborne and Matthew Hancock, and other outstanding executives who have been selected to showcase best practice as a learning tool to their peers.
The Agriculture Edition of The Parliamentary Review consists of a political commentary, summarizing the year in agriculture along with a look back at the events in Westminster. The commentary is written by several of the UK’s leading journalists – Mark Kinver – the BBC’s Environment correspondent and Mark D’Arcy – the BBC’s Parliamentary correspondent.
Professor Pete Dunleavy (recently Pro-Vice Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University) and currently Pro- Vice Chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire has joined ECM as a research consultant.
Environmental Crop Management Limited has featured on television with our ‘Save the Barn Owl’ campaign in the early 1990’s.
ECM has featured in the Daily Express, Sunday Express and The Times for our conservation work. In addition, our work has also been shown in the New Scientist.
Many articles on our conservation research have features in Farmers Weekly, Crops, Arable Farming News and the Bayer Four Seasons publication.
ECM has extensive local media coverage which encourages local farmers to become involved on our conservation effort.