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. Provenance Post Brexit – The Science of Provenance

    Online

    Scotland is famous for its food and drink, its landscape and its agriculture. Food and drink is key to its economic growth, and food tourism is a major opportunity. We all know that telling the story is a key catalyst for buyer and consumer purchase; but today we want to explore the science behind the story of provenance……

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  2. Calculating and reducing your carbon footprint

    Online

    Join us on this webinar to find out how to measure and reduce your carbon footprint and make your farm more efficient. Michael and Tony Ball will share their carbon footprint figures and calculations for their robotic farm, Coton Wood in Derbyshire. You’ll learn how carbon foot-printing can help identify areas where management changes can reduce your environmental impact, increase efficiency and improve public image.

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  3. Local Routes to Market

    Online

    A free online workshop to explore the opportunities in school food for Scottish suppliers and producers.

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  4. Using Cattle Records: How to have an efficient business?

    Online

    Having an efficient business is all important in these uncertain times. Do you know their calving intervals, or which is the best performing cow? These are often simple questions that can reveal a lot about the efficiency of the business.

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  5. Meeting Market Demand

    Online

    Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of where their food is produced and therefore, local producers are needing to increase their marketing expertise. The meeting will be joined by Kintyre producers to discuss their businesses and marketing achievements. Calum Johnston from SAC Consulting’s Food and Drink team will offer key do’s and don’ts for promoting your product successfully.

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  6. Creating the perfect environment to grow grass

    Webinar

    Join us for a webinar to hear how Tim Downes achieves grass growth of 11 t/DM per year on an organic system with careful soil management. Since 2000, Tim and Louise Downes have run The Farm organically and work with the natural environment to get the best from their cows.

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  7. Global Britain: what is the trading outlook for agriculture post Brexit?

    Webinar

    Leaving the EU is at the forefront of all UK farming industry’s priorities list. We've partnered with Farmers Weekly to put together a series of three webinars looking to answer the industry’s most ardent questions.

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  8. Herdsman Foot Trimming course - Dumfries

    Barony College Farm

    Spaces are limited so please register as soon as possible Day 1 – delivered online via Zoom (Theory) Days 2 & 3 – delivered on farm (practical)

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  9. Social Media for Small Scale Producers: Social Media Tricks

    Online

    Social media is no longer solely for personal use. It offers a FREE tool for small scale producers and crofters to market their livestock, produce and services to a wider audience, increase engagement, and build an online community.

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  10. Stranraer Sustainable Dairy Group – More Milk Less Time

    Webinar

    Having an efficient milking routine not only reduces time spent in the parlour and costs but also promotes good udder health. Tom Greenham, a vet with Advanced Milking, who specialise in udder health and milk quality will discuss how farmers can firstly measure their milking efficiency and then improve it by focusing factors such as cow flow to the parlour, pre milking routine and ACR settings. Getting all these things right, not only reduces costs but improves milk quality and cows health and welfare.

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  11. Herbal leys panel discussion 3: Considerations beyond the price tag

    Online

    AHDB is supporting a panel discussion from the British Grassland Society on the environmental and financial aspects to consider when using herbal leys.

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  12. Women in Agriculture, Ayrshire: Business Planning

    Online

    Time to plan for the future? Where is your business now? Where do you want your business to go? How do you get there?

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  13. Trees to Improve Your Farm

    Online

    How agroforestry can help farm management and add income

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  14. Women in Food & Agriculture Digital Festival

    Online Multiple day event: 08 – 09 Dec

    WFA is back, hosting a Digital Festival for 2020! Bringing together a global community to address how to make a measurable positive impact on gender diversity across our sector while also inspiring our attendees to change our industry for the better. Featuring two days of live and on demand content alongside virtual roundtables and networking sessions, the festival is a must attend event for anyone who is interested in driving positive change towards a more diverse and inclusive industry.

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  15. Stranraer Sustainable Dairy Group – More Visits = More Milk – Improving Robot Efficiency

    Online

    Are your robots collecting as much milk per day as they should? Tom Greenham of Advanced Milking will join us to discuss suitable targets and how milk efficiency can be improved in robotic herds, increasing milk per robot and also improving udder health

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  16. 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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  17. Tractors or Toys – How do you value machinery in a mixed farming business?

    Webinar

    Calculating and understanding the true cost of farm machinery can be challenging, especially when you operate mixed farming enterprises.

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  18. Tackling the biggest challenges post Brexit

    Webinar

    Leaving the EU is at the forefront of all UK farming industry’s priorities list. We've partnered with Farmers Weekly to put together a series of three webinars looking to answer the industry’s most ardent questions.

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  19. Growing grass: simple use of nutrients and fertiliser

    Webinar

    Join AHDB’s Siwan Howatson, Grass & Forage Scientist and James Holmes, Resource Management Scientist for a discussion on making the best use of slurry, manure and fertiliser

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  20. Oxford Farming Conference 2021

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  21. DIY AI Course

    Dumfries Multiple day event: 11 – 13 Jan

    At Embryonics we have been working hard during the lockdown to ensure that when we have the green light to resume courses, we have all the necessary Social Distancing and safety measures in place to protect our clients and colleagues and can resume all our courses, safely and professionally If interested please contact Stuart at the Scottish Dairy Hub 07500 766083

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  22. Semex International Dairy Conference 2021

    TBC Multiple day event: 17 – 19 Jan

    https://www.semex.com/uk/i?lang=en&page=conference

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  23. Mental health awareness

    Online

    Join us on Monday evening for a webinar to discuss how we can raise awareness of mental health for those working in and with the agriculture and horticulture sectors.

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  24. British Cattle Breeders Club Conference

    Online

    BCBC goes virtual in 2021 – Due to the Covid-19 uncertainty BCBC have decided to go Virtual for the 2021 Conference. This one day E-Conference, on Tuesday 26 January, is an exciting change of direction and will open BCBC up to a greater national AND international audience.

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  25. Dairy Tech 2021

    Stoneleigh Park in Kenilworth

    Dairy Tech 2021 will be returning on Wednesday 3rd February to showcase ground-breaking technology; inspire uptake of the latest science and field-based skills, introduce a fresh range of innovative products and services and pioneer new global concepts in management efficiency

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  26. Lamma 2021

    NEC Birmingham Multiple day event: 25 – 26 May

    https://www.lammashow.com/

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  27. UK Dairy Day 2021

    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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