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The New Forest Land Advice Service is running over 30 rural skills courses this year as part of the Our Past, Our Future landscape partnership scheme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

We are delivering a training programme for farmers, commoners, landowners and managers around the New Forest. For more information about the courses please follow the links below.

Rodent control – Minstead Village Hall

When: Wednesday 3 October, 9.30am – 4.30pm BOOK HERE

Cattle: herd health and fertility – Cedar Vets, Ringwood

When: Thursday 11 & Thursday 25 October, 7pm – 9.30pm BOOK HERE

Tractor Driving – Sparsholt College

When: Monday 22 to Friday 26 October, 9.30am – 4.30pm BOOK HERE

Welding – Sparsholt College

When: Thursday 25, Friday 26 & Saturday 27 October, 9am – 5pm BOOK HERE

Cattle: nutrition – Cedar Vets, Ringwood

When: Thursday 15 November, 7pm – 9.30pm BOOK HERE

Equine Solutions: worming, manure and soil management – The Fortune Centre for Riding Therapy, Bransgore

When: Tuesday 13 & Tuesday 20 November, 7pm – 9.30pm BOOK HERE

Coming soon: NVZ & Cross compliance refresher, Woodland management, Hedgerow management.

For more information about these courses, please email Richard Austin ( or call 01590 646661.

Land Advice Service Manager


'We help commoners to continue their ancient way by providing grants, training and advice.'

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