Events

If you have any events that you would like featured in our calendar just get in touch with Anna at info@scottishdairyhub.org.uk.

  1. Pesticide Application: PA1 - Safe use of Pesticide (Foundation Module)

    SRUC Ayr

    Safe use of Pesticide: Foundation Unit PA1 . This course is suitable for those working in forestry, agriculture, horticulture or greenkeeping

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  2. Maximising the environment for the high yielding cow with Jamie Robertson

    Fortacres Farm, Gatehead, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire KA2 9AY (

    AHDB is running a series of practical workshops that will focus on ventilation and also incorporate other aspects of the cow’s environment including feed space and cow comfort to help farmers optimise the environment to maximise herd performance.

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  3. EuroDairy Webinar - The Role of Forages as Protein Sources in Dairy Systems

    Online Event Only

    What to expect: Increased volatility in prices and availability of soya and other protein sources has increased the importance of providing more protein from home-grown forages in diets of dairy cows.

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  4. Maximising Efficiencies in Dairy Farming

    Mackies Ltd. Westertown, Rothienorman, Inverurie, AB51 8US

    This on-farm dairy event will highlight some of the latest research carried out by SRUC and offer practical solutions to improve efficiencies in Scottish dairy herds.

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  5. Plant Teams Field Lab: Can plant mixtures improve soil health and crop yield?

    Balmaise Community Centre, Linnwood Drive, Leven, KY8 5AE

    The Soil Association Scotland is teaming up with the James Hutton Institute on a field lab, part of a Europe-wide project, to trial crop mixtures or ‘plant teams’.

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  6. Autumn Show and Sale on Behalf of The Border and Lakeland Holstein Club

    Borderway Mart, Rosehill, Carlisle CA1 2RS

    Young calves - Autumn show and sale of calves up to 12 weeks of age. Pedigree Holstein cattle show and sale on behalf of The Border and Lakeland Holstein Club

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  7. EuroDairy Webinar - Reducing Ammonia on a Dutch Dairy Farm

    Online Event Only

    In this webinar, Dutch dairy farmer Rudie Freriks will share his knowledge and experiences in reducing ammonia emissions of his 37.4ha farm. Together with his wife, Rudie runs an 80-cow dairy farm at Luttenberg, a small village in the province of Overijssel (east of the Netherlands).

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  8. Northern Dairy Expo

    Borderway Auction Mart, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

    The 2018 show will be held on Thursday 25th October 2018 once again at Borderway Mart. The Northern Expo, in three decades, has established itself as a regular autumn show fixture and one of the best in the U.K, boasting an impressive line-up of cattle and attracting the world’s top judges.

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  9. NFU Scotland Annual Autumn Conference

    Birnam Arts Centre, Dunkeld

    We have lined up an action-packed Autumn Conference tackling the issues that will shape the future for Scotland’s farmers and crofters. Expect the latest news and developments on a number of issues including a keynote speech from Andrew McCornick as we drive our Steps to CHANGE document, campaigning for the future policies and support for the Scottish agricultural industry post-Brexit.

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  10. Lanark Sales

    Muirglen, Hyndford Road, Lanark ML11 9AX

    Sale of primestock, dairy cattle, calves, fodder etc

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  11. Dairy Leader Development Programme - Influence of Leadership and Communication on Team management

    Hetland Hall Hotel, Carrutherstown, Dumfries, DG1 4JX

    The aim of this development programme is to provide the owners or managers of progressive dairy farm businesses a platform to develop their skills as a leader and enhance their ability to develop a stronger team within their business. This session will focus on Influence of Leadership and Communication on Team motivation and management and will be led by Kim Stafford.

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  12. For Peat's Sake! How Restoring Peatland Can Help Your Farm

    Callander, Stirling

    This is the second in a series of practical events looking at the benefits of peatland restoration for upland farms.

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  13. Dairy Cow Health and Lameness Event: Research into Practice

    Robert T Sloan & Sons, Darnlaw Farm, Auchinleck, Cumnock, Ayrshire, KA18 2LX

    This event will highlight the some of the latest research carried out by SRUC and industry and its practical application to improve health and reduce lameness in the dairy cow. Topics to be covered include: • Practical hoof-trimming demonstration and recommendations • Mastitis management, vaccination and selective dry cow therapy • SRUC outcomes on lameness research • Cow classification and breeding for robustness

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  14. Dairy Leader Forum 2018

    Novotel Edinburgh Park Hotel 15 Lochside Avenue Edinburgh EH12 9DJ Multiple day event: 07 – 08 Nov

    Bookings for this year's DairyLeader Forum entitled 'One Team, One Goal' are now open. Taking place in Edinburgh on 7th & 8th November, this event enables you to connect with the most progressive and successful British dairy farmers. The DairyLeader Forum is designed to inspire your thinking and mind-set around the themes of leadership, growth and resilience whilst networking with like-minded DairyLeaders.

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  15. Borderway Monthly Dairy Day Sale

    Borderway Mart, Rosehill, Carlisle CA1 2RS

    Includes fresh calvers, in-calf heifers, youngstock and dispersals

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  16. How’s your Silage? Getting the best out of what you’ve got.

    Sandwick Community Hall, Orkney, KW16 3JE

    How’s your Silage? Getting the best out of what you’ve got.

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  17. Herdsman Foot Trimming Course

    Dundee

    This course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to reduce instances of lameness on your farm

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  18. How’s your Silage? Getting the best out of what you’ve got

    Kippen Village Hall, Stirlingshire, FK8 3DT

    How’s your Silage? Getting the best out of what you’ve got.

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  19. Next Generation Dairying for Scotland

    Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh Multiple day event: 19 – 20 Nov

    The Hannah Dairy Research Foundation are organising a dairy research workshop at the Moredun Institute, Edinburgh, on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th November 2018. The aim is to bring researchers and all sectors of the dairy industries together.

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  20. AgriScot

    The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB

    AgriScot is the Farm Business Event where the best commercial and technical advice is on offer. Farmers, farm managers, agri-business professionals and land managers attend AgriScot to develop their businesses.

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  21. Pedigree Holstein Cattle Show and Sale

    Borderway Mart, Rosehill, Carlisle CA1 2RS

    Show and sale on behalf of the Border and Lakeland Holstein Club

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  22. Mobility Mentor Training Workshop (VETS)

    Colliton Barton Events & Training Venue, Colliton Barton, Broadhembury, Honiton, Devon, EX14 3LJ Multiple day event: 21 – 22 Nov

    This 2-day course covers the theoretical and practical elements of herd lameness control. It is ideal for vets with an interest in healthy feet management. It is suitable for those studying for higher qualifications as well as those wanting a practical course in herd level lameness. This course is also the gateway to become a registered Mobility Mentor to deliver the AHDB Healthy Feet Programme.

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  23. Dairy Leader Development Programme - Practical Team Management Skills and Strategies

    Hetland Hall Hotel, Carrutherstown, Dumfries, DG1 4JX

    The aim of this development programme is to provide the owners or managers of progressive dairy farm businesses a platform to develop their skills as a leader and enhance their ability to develop a stronger team within their business. This session will focus on Practical Team Management Skills and Strategies and will be led by Nollaig Heffernan.

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  24. REWARDING THE DELIVERY OF PUBLIC GOODS: HOW TO ACHIEVE THIS IN PRACTICE?

    Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS Multiple day event: 28 – 29 Nov

    This is Scotland’s Biennial Land Use and the Environment's 12th Conference. Although Brexit is a huge challenge, it is also a huge opportunity to develop something different with regard to the effective delivery of environmental public goods in the future. This conference will seek to help inform and shape the debate about how best to reward farmers, foresters and other land managers for delivering public goods from their land management practices. In particular, it will provide a forum to help develop thinking of practical implementation on the ground and what that means for policy development. The deadline for the early booking discount is 31st October 2018.

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  25. How’s your Silage? Getting the best out of what you’ve got

    Salen Hotel, Isle of Mull, PA72 6JE

    A practical day looking at the importance of silage analysis: understanding dry matter, intake, nutritional needs and building a diet.

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  26. Pesticide Application: PA1 - Safe use of Pesticide (Foundation Module)

    SRUC Ayr

    Safe use of Pesticide: Foundation Unit PA1 . This course is suitable for those working in forestry, agriculture, horticulture or greenkeeping

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  27. Pesticide Appplication: PA6 - Hand-held Applicators

    SRUC Ayr

    This course is suitable for those working in forestry, agriculture, horticulture or greenkeeping where spraying pesticide is required. It is based around the City & Guilds NPTC PA6 (Hand Held Applicators) Certificate of Competence and is designed to help people to successfully prepare for their tests

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  28. The Black and White Sale

    Borderway Mart, Rosehill, Carlisle CA1 2RS

    The 32nd Black & White Sale will take place on Saturday 8th December 2018 at Borderway Mart, Carlisle. More details to be available closer to the time.

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  29. Dairy Leader Development Programme - Strategic Business Management

    Hetland Hall Hotel, Carrutherstown, Dumfries, DG1 4JX

    The aim of this development programme is to provide the owners or managers of progressive dairy farm businesses a platform to develop their skills as a leader and enhance their ability to develop a stronger team within their business. This session will focus on Strategic Business Management and be led by Nollaig Heffernan.

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  30. Semex International Dairy Conference

    Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow Multiple day event: 13 – 15 Jan

    Renowned for bringing together political, economic, veterinary, husbandry and technical expertise with a global perspective, this must-see industry event is bursting with practical and progressive dairy solutions

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  31. DIY AI Course

    South West Scotland Multiple day event: 14 – 16 Jan

    DIY AI can save you time and money by getting your cow inseminated at the right time without the cost or stress of waiting for the technician

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  32. British Cattle Breeders Club Conference

    Telford Hotel and Golf resort, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 4DT Multiple day event: 21 – 23 Jan

    'Building the Brand to Promote Our Uniqueness’ is the theme for the next British Cattle Breeders Club conference. The conference will focus on ensuring the resilience of the British beef and dairy industries in a changing market environment through effective branding and promotion of its products as unique and valuable.

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  33. Dairy Tech

    Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, West Midlands

    Dairy-Tech is a dairy event tailored for the new generation of dairy farmer, manager and technician. Its first-ever event in February showcased ground-breaking technology; inspired uptake of the latest science and field-based skills introduced a fresh range of innovative products and services and pioneered new global concepts in management efficiency.

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  34. Dairy Leader Development Programme - Change Management & Inspiring Business Growth

    Hetland Hall Hotel, Carrutherstown, Dumfries, DG1 4JX

    The aim of this development programme is to provide the owners or managers of progressive dairy farm businesses a platform to develop their skills as a leader and enhance their ability to develop a stronger team within their business. This session will focus on Change Management & Inspiring Business Growth and will be led by Paul Harris

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  35. Farming Scotland Conference

    Carnoustie Hotel, Links Parade, Carnoustie, Angus

    2019 will be the 16th annual conference. A conference that promotes discussion and debate on issues which affect the farming industry, here in Scotland and throughout the world.

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  36. Herdsman Foot Trimming Course

    Aberdeen Multiple day event: 25 – 27 Feb

    This course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to reduce instances of lameness on your farm

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  37. Dairy Leader Development Programme - Employment and Recruitment

    Hetland Hall Hotel, Carrutherstown, Dumfries, DG1 4JX

    The aim of this development programme is to provide the owners or managers of progressive dairy farm businesses a platform to develop their skills as a leader and enhance their ability to develop a stronger team within their business. This session will focus on Employment and Recruitment and will be led by Paul Harris

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  38. Fife Show

    Kinloss Estate, Cupar, Fife,KY15 4DR

    Since 1821, an annual Show has been held in Fife to encourage and showcase the breeding of livestock. Today, The Fife Show is held annually, on the third Saturday of May, just outside Cupar, and is one of the most popular one day agricultural shows in the country.

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  39. Drymen Show

    The Showfield, Drymen, Stirling, G63 0AA

    Drymen Show is a fun filled family day out on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.

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  40. West Fife Show

    Central & West Fife Agricultural Society, Hilton of Beath Farm, Kelty, KY4 0HQ

    West Fife Agricultural Show is held on the first Saturday of June each year at Hilton Farm, Kelty. The show aims to provide a great day out for all the family as well as helping to educate everyone about agriculture and rural living.

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