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. Women in Agriculture, Stirling: Livestock Records

    Webinar

    Are you uncertain on what livestock records you need to maintain or how best to keep them? Do you dread a SGRPID inspection? Then the second meeting of the Stirling Women in Agriculture group is for you as we aim to take the stress out of record keeping and give you tips on how to make it more accurate and less time consuming.

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  2. Maximising returns from growing heifers

    Online

    Join us on this webinar to explore how data can help decision making and maximise the performance of growing heifers on your farm.

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  3. Forage for Profit Discussion

    Online

    Making the Most of Fertiliser. Fertiliser is arguably one of the largest bills in the year so ensuring you are getting maximum return on that investment is essential.

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  4. A changing market landscape in the dairy industry: What behavioural changes has Coronavirus driven?

    Webinar

    As part of our Consumer Insight Conference 2020, Susie Stannard joins Kim Malley for our webinar focused on dairy, discussing how purchasing and consumption has been impacted by coronavirus

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  5. Trouble in the Team: Managing Conflict

    Online

    Do you struggle with how best to deal with conflict amongst staff and family members on farm? Then this webinar is for you!

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  6. British Farming Awards

    Online

    The British Farming Awards will go ahead this year in a brand new virtual format, continuing its emphasis on celebrating the fantastic individuals who make the farming industry and its community so unique. Bringing even more people together in challenging times – we’re bringing the celebration to you – in the comfort of your own living room!

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  7. Women in Agriculture, Perth: Getting the Record Right – Livestock Records

    Online

    Are you uncertain on what livestock records you need to maintain or how best to keep them? Do you dread a SGRPID inspection? Then the second meeting of the Perth Women in Agriculture group is for you, as we aim to take the stress out of record keeping and give you tips on how to make it more accurate and less time consuming.

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  8. NFUS Autumn Conference

    Webinar

    Conference to discuss Regional Land Use Partnerships - An opportunity for the farming industry or another threat we face?

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  9. Winter Livestock Health

    Online

    Winter brings with it a wealth of hazards and health issues in cattle and sheep which can all negatively impact on livestock performance and profitability. As cattle move indoors and sheep go to the tup, now is the time to ensure that your herd and flock are in good health to survive the season ahead.

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  10. 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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  11. Fodder Beet for Dairy Cattle

    Webinar

    With the grazing of fodder beet in-situ becoming ever more popular across the UK, join Dr Jim Gibbs - fodder beet grazing specialist from New Zealand and Marc Jones – Independent grazing and forage consultant, for a series of specialist webinars aimed at maximising both livestock and fodder beet performance on farm.

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  12. Relatively Speaking: Communication within a Family Business

    Online

    Having family members as business partners can be a great asset or a huge point of conflict. In the last of the ‘Managing People’ series

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  13. Woodland Creation & Carbon Sales

    Webinar

    The idea of selling the carbon that will be captured in your new woodland is gaining traction

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  14. Strategic dairy farm launch Ayrshire

    Webinar

    Join us for the launch of our new Scottish spring block calving strategic dairy farm, Millands Farm, based near Galston in Ayrshire. As well as a virtual farm tour, including the background and operations, you’ll be given an open and honest view of the farm’s performance figures compared with the optimal dairy system KPI’s.

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  15. Women in Agriculture, Borders: Farm Business Planning – A View from the Bank

    Webinar

    A business plan is an essential tool to assess the financial viability of a business and essential when seeking support from a lender.

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  16. Mob Grazing Q&A: Moving animals and assessing forage

    Online

    How to plan your paddock sizes, move your livestock and assess your forage in a mob grazing system

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  17. Is the Grass Always Greener?

    Online

    What lessons can you learn from fellow new entrants across Europe? An evening webinar in conjunction with the EU-funded NEFERTITI project (Nefertiti-h2020.eu) featuring speakers from across Europe discussing how they got into farming and why. We will be looking at the common ground between us and what future concerns for the industry and how best these may be overcome.

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  18. RABDF Business & Policy Conference

    Online

    The Business and Policy Conference traditionally takes the form of a one-day event, but will this year consist of three bite-sized webinars taking place on 2, 4 and 6 November 2020. The hour-long webinars, hosted on Zoom, will kick off at 10.30am. Listeners will be invited to put forward questions live to each of the speakers consisting of government officials, industry experts and farmers.

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  19. Joint Ventures – The Experts Opinion

    Online

    Joint ventures allow a unique entry into agriculture, where you can benefit from a low capital investment, while having an opportunity to build and develop your business and yourself.

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  20. Meeting Market Demand –Food Policy & The Agricultural Landscape

    Online

    As Scotland moves into uncharted waters on a number of fronts, it is important that all links in the production chain are resilient and prepared for the challenges ahead. With the recent passing of the Scottish Agriculture Bill, Scotland will have to put its best foot forward in terms of producing quality produce of a high standard. Martin Kennedy of the National Farmers Union has a wealth of experience and a depth of knowledge on the issue and will join us to discuss what it means for Scottish producers and take your questions.

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  21. People planning: a strategy for success

    Webinar

    When dealing with so much change as we are right now, it is so important to make sure that you have the right people in your business to help you build resilience and ultimately reach your farm business goals. Having a future-focussed strategy with your people at the core, will allow you to concentrate on what your business needs and its objectives. When workforce planning, it is important to identify critical roles and skills which are required to streamline your strategy appropriately. As an employer, it is up to you to distinguish the culture of your business and the leadership style which is required to get the most from your team.

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  22. A changing consumer landscape: How have consumer attitudes towards dairy shifted during the coronavirus pandemic?

    Webinar

    Following an extraordinary few months for the industry, join the AHDB Retail & Consumer Insight team during a series of six webinars, focused on reviewing how the market and consumers have changed during the coronavirus pandemic, and what opportunities and threats this now presents for AHDB sectors. Read more about our Consumer Insight Conference 2020 here.

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  23. Understanding Accounts

    Online

    For many farmers the annual accounts are primarily prepared for the benefit of others – the banker, the revenue, etc, and the information they give the owners of the business can feel like a secondary consideration. However the farm accounts can provide real insights into your business, and this webinar is the ideal place to start if you want to ‘unlock’ the information they contain.

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  24. Scottish Young Farmers Agri Conference

    TBC Multiple day event: 13 – 15 Nov

    For further information visit: https://www.sayfc.org/events/

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  25. Herdsman Foot Trimming Course

    Aberdeen Multiple day event: 16 – 18 Nov

    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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  26. Bouncing Forward From A Crisis

    Webinar

    Farming is a high pressure industry and while the lifestyle is great, at times of great uncertainty it is easy to become overwhelmed. With the challenges of Brexit and now Covid it is more important than ever to understand our own limitations and reach out for help and support when needed.

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  27. Autumn mastitis review

    Online

    Join us for this QuarterPro webinar to understand how regularly monitoring mastitis data can help you reduce instances on your farm, saving you time and money.

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  28. Agriscot 2020

    online

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

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  29. Fodder Beet – A Focus On Dairy

    Online

    Fodder beet as a crop to ration to livestock, has grown in popularity over Scotland the last number of years. It is a crop that is extremely nutritious and palatable and offers many benefits to dairy systems.

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  30. Money Grows on Trees: Adding value to your farm with forestry

    Online

    Come and find out how planting trees can add value to your farm business. Hear from forestry experts CONFOR, Tilhill, Scottish Forestry and sawmill James Jones Ltd

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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. Oxford Farming Conference 2021

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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. Lamma 2021

    NEC Birmingham Multiple day event: 25 – 26 May

    https://www.lammashow.com/

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  39. 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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