Events

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

  1. Brexit: What Now? (Webinar)

    Webinar

    The UK leaves the European Union at 11 pm on 31st January, some 1,317 days after the referendum but there’s still no clarity about what the future looks like in a number of key areas

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  2. Employing People – What you need to know (Thurso)

    Pentland Hotel ,Princes Street, Thurso KW14 7AA

    Come along to the roadshow which will help to provide employers with a toolkit of information in relation to employing people

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  3. Women in Agriculture: Wigtownshire – Farm Accounts

    Green Valley Golf Academy ,New Luce Road, Castle Kennedy, Stranraer DG9 8SH

    Are you getting all you could from your farm accounts? Do you understand your VAT and Making Tax Digital obligations?

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  4. A Breath of Fresh Air – Ventilation (Stirling)

    King Robert Hotel ,Stirling, FK7 0LI

    Poor ventilation can have a disastrous effect on the health and performance of housed animals.

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  5. Employing People – What you need to know (Nairn)

    Golf View Hotel and Spa ,63 Seabank Road, Nairn IV12 4HD

    Come along to the roadshow which will help to provide employers with a toolkit of information in relation to employing people.

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  6. North Esk and Lunan Water Diffuse Pollution Priority Catchment

    Mains of Logie , Montrose DD10 9JR

    Scotland’s Priority Catchments contain some of the country’s most important waters for conservation, drinking water, bathing and fishing, but they are also at an increased risk from diffuse pollution pressures which lead to poor water quality.

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  7. Building Business Resilience in Changing Times

    The Tinto Hotel, 44 Bigger Road, Symington, ML12 6FT

    Join us for the next meeting of our Scottish all-year-round calving (AYR) strategic dairy farm where we will be looking at what drives a highly resilient, successful dairy farm business.

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  8. Employing People – What you need to know (Laurencekirk)

    West Balmakewan Coach House ,Northwater Bridge, Laurencekirk AB30 1QX

    Come along to this roadshow which will help to provide employers with a toolkit of information in relation to employing people

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  9. Great Farmers Discussion Group

    Forthbank Stadium , Stirling FK7 7FB

    Did you know that only 5% of farm profitability is dictated by geographic location? Or that the top 25% of producers financially perform 1.8 times better than the bottom 25%?

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  10. Employing People – What you need to know (Campbeltown)

    Ardshiel Hotel ,Kilkerran Road, Campbeltown PA28 6JL

    Come along to this roadshow which will help to provide employers with a toolkit of information in relation to employing people

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  11. Dairy Tech

    Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, CV8 2LG

    Visit Dairy-Tech for unique opportunities to existing routes of knowledge. The event will provide the necessary environment for any dairy professional to gain the exposure they need to the latest gadgets, tools, science, skills, products, services, methods and advice, to increase the sustainability and profitability of their dairy business.

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  12. Employing People – What you need to know (Ayr)

    SAC Consulting, JF Niven Building ,Auchincruive, Ayr KA6 5HW

    Come along to this roadshow which will help to provide employers with a toolkit of information in relation to employing people.

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  13. SOPA Member Gathering

    The Finavon Hotel, Finavon, Forfar, DD8 3QD

    The SOPA Board invite Members to an informal networking evening about Organic food and farming.

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  14. National Farmers Union of Scotland AGM

    Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow Multiple day event: 06 – 07 Feb

    On 6 and 7 February 2020, NFU Scotland will return to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow for a fourth year to host its Conference, AGM and Annual Dinner.

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  15. Employing People – What you need to know (Dumfries)

    TBC

    Come along to this roadshow which will help to provide employers with a toolkit of information in relation to employing people.

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  16. Cow Signals – Indicators for High Herd Health

    Auchleand Farm ,Wigtown, Newton Stewart DG8 9TQ

    Livestock farming is coming under increasing pressure to meet higher welfare standards. At the same time high welfare herds have been proven to be more productive and efficient. This interactive workshop will be split into 3 elements each aimed at helping to improve herd health and management

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  17. New Entrants to Farming – Financial Gains From Accounts (Forfar)

    Finavon Hotel ,Finavon, Forfar DD8 3QD

    Financial Gains from your accounts!! Reduce Tax Bills!!... Statements you do not normally hear.

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  18. New Entrants to Farming: Direct Marketing

    John F Niven Building ,SAC Consulting Auchincruive, Ayr KA6 5HW

    Gordon Caldwell operates a vegetable growing business based at Dowhill in South Ayrshire, where he grows high value veg, which is sold through a variety of outlets. As a new entrant Gordon saw an opportunity and developed a successful business by focussing on supplying the public with quality produce.

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  19. Farming Conference Scotland

    Carnoustie Hotel, Links Parade, Carnoustie,DD7 7JE

    2020 will be our 17th 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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  20. Winning the battle against rushes

    Feoch Farm ,Kilwinning Road, Darvel KA17 0NF

    Grassland in Scotland has seen a significant increase in rush infestation with rushes establishing in fields where there has not been a problem in living memory.

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  21. Ayrshire Soil & Nutrient Network – Final meeting: Establishing & Managing a Spring Grass Ley

    Dormieston Farm , Stair KA5 5HU

    Effective resource and nutrient management is not only a smart way of demonstrating this but is also important for creating resilient, efficient and profitable businesses

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  22. New Entrants Gathering 2020

    Perth Racecourse ,Scone Palace Park, Park Place,Perth PH2 6BB

    The seventh annual gathering for the FAS New Entrants to Farming will be held to inform and inspire people entering the agricultural industry.

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  23. Adapting to Climate Change – Stranraer

    Green Valley Golf Academy ,New Luce Road, Castle Kennedy, Stranraer DG9 8SH

    Whether you are a believer or not the Climate Change discussion is here to stay and will affect your farming practices over the coming years

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  24. Women in Agriculture: Lothians – Making an Idea a Success

    Cairns Farm ,Kirknewton, EH27 8DH

    How do you make successful changes to your business? Do you dream of expanding, changing enterprise or adding an income stream?

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  25. Royal Northern Spring Show

    Thainstone Agricultural Centre, Inverurie,AB51 5XZ

    The Spring Show is held by the Society at the end of February each year and is the first major event in the Scottish farming calendar.

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  26. UK Dairy Expo

    Borderway Mart, Carlisle CA1 2RS

    Borderway is the largest Expo event in the UK dairy industry, showcasing the best quality dairy cattle, the latest developments in dairy farming practice, breeding, genetics, machinery, equipment, technology, environmental issues, livestock marketing and export opportunities. UK Dairy Expo is proud to promote the UK dairy industry to the world and maintains a charter to foster innovation and development in this industry. UK Dairy Expo is a great place to catch up with friends, bring the family and form new networks.

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  27. Herdsman Foot Trimming Course

    South West Scotland Multiple day event: 16 – 18 Mar

    Embryonics are planning to run a number of courses in Scotland

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  28. Mobility Scoring

    South West Scotland

    Embryonics are planning to run a number of courses in Scotland

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  29. The Future of British Farming - A National Conference

    Zone 1, Central London

    Westminster Insight’s timely Future of Farming Conference will unite key stakeholders, as you'll explore the policy landscape, the likely implications of Brexit and the Agriculture Bill.

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  30. DIYAI Course

    South West Scotland Multiple day event: 23 – 25 Mar

    If interested please contact Stuart at the Scottish Dairy Hub 07500 766083

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  31. Kilmaurs Show

    Kilmarnock. KA1 3JB

    http://www.kilmaursshow.co.uk/

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  32. Neilston Show

    Holehouse, Uplawmoor Road, Neilston, G78 3LE

    Show day falls annually on the first Saturday in May, and is one of the earliest shows in the farming calendar

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  33. Ayr County Show

    The Racecourse, Craigie Road ‘Gate A’, Ayr, KA8 0HA

    Ayr County Show has earned its place as a ‘ must do’ event on the calendars of both the farming community and families looking for a good value day out

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  34. Kilmacolm Show

    Knapps, Bridge of Weir Road, Kilmacolm, PA13 4RU

    Our Annual Show is held at the Knapps, Kilmacolm by kind permission of Milton Farming LLP

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  35. Balmoral Show

    Balmoral Park, Eikon Exhibition Centre, N.Ireland Multiple day event: 13 – 16 May

    Discover what's on at the Show this year

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  36. All-Energy Conference

    Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Exhibition Way, G3 8YW Multiple day event: 13 – 14 May

    All-Energy is the UK’s leading renewable energy and low carbon innovation event, showcasing the latest technologies and services for the energy supply chain and both private and public sector energy end users.

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  37. Fife Show

    Kinloss Estate, Cupar, KY15 4PE

    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. Thousands of visitors come to see livestock and machinery, both vintage and modern, at close quarters. While retaining the feel of a traditional agricultural event, the Show has extended its activities into the realms of wider environment and related countryside issues with the introduction of a Game Fair area. Main ring entertainment, as well as the Food & Drink sections, alongside trade stands and amusements for the children ensure that the Show provides a great day out for all ages.

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  38. Stewarton and Dunlop Show

    Lainshaw Holm, Irvine Road, Stewarton,KA3 3EB

    https://stewartondunlop.wixsite.com/agricultural

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  39. Cattle Foot Trimming Course

    Aberdeen Multiple day event: 26 – 28 May

    If interested please contact Stuart at the Scottish Dairy Hub 07500 766083

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  40. Royal Bath and West Show

    BA4 6QN Multiple day event: 28 – 30 May

    Celebrate the very best of Great British Agriculture, Entertainment, Food and Drink at the Royal Bath & West Show 2020!

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  41. Mobility Scoring Course

    Aberdeenshire

    Embryonics are planning to run a number of courses in Scotland The course dates ar not set in stone and the organiser is willing to adapt to local demand. If these are of interest, or you would like to suggest alternative date or venues (roughly 6 people per course), contact Stuart Martin on 07500 766083 or info@scottishdairyhub.org.uk For info on course content and cost please contact Embryonics on 01606 854411

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  42. Royal Highland Show

    Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB Multiple day event: 18 – 21 Jun

    The Royal Highland Show is one of Scotland's most iconic events, showcasing the very best of farming food and rural life

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  43. Premier Herd Open Day

    Berryholme, Helsington, Kendal, Cumbria, , LA8 8AQ

    Following the announcement of Berryholme Holsteins as the winners of the 2019 Premier Herd Competition, the Wright Family open their farm for the Premier Herd Open Day on Thursday 25th June 2020. Visitors will have the opportunity the visit the farm and view their award winning Berryholme herd.

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  44. Holstein UK Celebration 2020

    Shropshire Multiple day event: 30 – 01 Jul

    http://www.holstein-uk.org/events/holstein-uk-celebration-2020

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  45. Great Yorkshire Show

    The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate Multiple day event: 14 – 16 Jul

    The Great Yorkshire Show is an iconic three-day event and one of the biggest agricultural events in the English calendar.

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  46. Royal Welsh Show

    Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys. LD2 3SY Multiple day event: 20 – 23 Jul

    The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904.

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  47. Holstein Young Breeders Weekend Rally

    Shropshire Multiple day event: 14 – 16 Aug

    The 2020 Holstein Young Breeders Weekend rally will be hosted by the Shropshire Holstein Club and will take place between Friday 14th - Sunday 16th August

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  48. UK Dairy Day 2020

    The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH

    UK Dairy Day is a dedicated annual one-day event for the dairy industry held at the International Centre in Telford, Shropshire at a key time of the year when plans and decisions are being made for the winter

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  49. The Dairy Show 2020

    The Bath and West Showground

    Taking place at the Bath & West Showground, Somerset on Wednesday 7 October 2020, The Dairy Show is an essential date in the farming calendar, combining a comprehensive trade show with an exhibition of world class dairy cattle!

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  50. All Breeds All Britain 2020

    East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6HE

    Following on from the success of 2019 All Breeds All Britain Calf Show, the show will be returning to The East of England Showground, 16th- 18th October 2020.

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  51. Welsh Dairy Show

    The Showground, Nantyci, Carmarthen SA33 5DR

    One day event showcasing dairy animals from across Wales and the borders. 2020 will be its 32th year, the show features small and large businesses promoting all aspects of the Welsh Dairy industry with top class dairy stock on show.

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  52. Agriscot 2020

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

    AgriScot is the Farm Business Event where the best commercial and technical advice is on offer

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  53. Royal Ulster Winter Fair

    Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park

    The Royal Ulster Winter Fair is an established and highly successful event in the agricultural calendar. It is the meeting place for the dairy industry in Ireland, where top class cattle compete for the title of Supreme Champion and trade stands display innovation and industry advances.

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