Events

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  1. Balmoral Show

    Balmoral Park, Maze Long Kesh, Lisburn, BT27 5RF Multiple day event: 22 – 25 Sep

    The Balmoral Show in association with Ulster Bank is Ireland's largest agri food event that entertains and educates the entire family.

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  2. Women in Agriculture, Lanarkshire: Cattle Record Keeping Requirements

    Online

    Cracking up over cattle records? Come along to the second Lanarkshire Women in Agriculture meeting of 2021 which will focus on cattle record keeping requirements.

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  3. Integrating Trees on Your Land: Introducing Burnfoot Farm

    Online

    Andrew Whiteford will introduce us to Burnfoot Farm, a 3500 acre hill beef and sheep farm near Sanquhar. He will talk about his family’s new venture into woodland creation and forest infrastructure, through the Forestry Grant Schemes Sheep and Trees grant.

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  4. Women in Agriculture Ayrshire: Motivate & Inspire – Alison Kerr from The Coo Shed

    South Corton Farm

    Come along to our Ayrshire Women in Agriculture Motivate and Inspire meeting where we will hear from Alison Kerr from South Corton Farm talk about how she and the family established their farm diversification enterprise on their dairy farm. She will discuss how they have since expanded from a seasonal plant nursery to a successful coffee shop ‘The Coo Shed’, milk vending machine ‘The Milk Hoose’ and garden centre ‘Corton Plants’.

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  5. Scottish Game Fair

    Scone Palace Multiple day event: 24 – 26 Sep

    https://www.scottishfair.com/visitor-information/

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  6. COP26 – What’s the big deal?

    Online

    With COP26 coming to Glasgow, the eyes of the world will be on Scotland. But why is this event so important and what could it mean for Scottish agriculture?

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  7. World Dairy Expo

    Madison USA Multiple day event: 28 – 02 Oct

    World Dairy Expo serves as a forum for dairy producers, companies, organizations and other dairy enthusiasts to come together to compete, and to exchange ideas, knowledge, technology and commerce

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  8. Lanarkshire: Hillhead then and now - final strategic farm meeting

    Hillhead Farm, Covington Road, Biggar, South Lanarkshire ML12 6NE

    Join us on farm for William Baillie’s final meeting as a strategic dairy farm where we will look back at his three years of involvement as a host farm with a final on farm meeting at Hillhead.

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  9. Integrating woodlands on your farm – walk and talk event!

    SRUC's Kirkton farm

    Want to find out about woodland creation opportunities for your farmholding? Join us for a ‘walk and talk’ event at SRUC’s Kirton farm, with input from SRUC’s John Holland, Lyn White (Scottish Forestry), Malcolm Young (SAC Forestry Consultant) and local farmers. We will visit and discuss existing woodland creation schemes, including native and riparian schemes and a small-scale agroforestry scheme, and hear about the support and guidance available for farmers undertaking schemes from Scottish Forestry and SAC consulting and some experiences of undertaking recent schemes.

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  10. RED TRACTOR SAFE USE OF VETERINARY MEDICINES COURSE

    Online

    Best Practice Using Veterinary Medicines on Farm Training Course for Farmers

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  11. EDA Annual Convention 2021 - Sustainable Food Systems and European Dairy

    Leopold Hotel, Rue du Luxembourg 35, 1050 Brussels & online

    The European Dairy Association will celebrate its Annual Convention 2021 in Hotel Leopold (Brussels) on Friday 1 October. A high-level event that will bring together the expertise of different panelists to discuss about Sustainable Food Systems and European Dairy. Registrations are open!

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  12. Is once a day milking for me?

    Online

    Join us for a live panel discussion webinar to explore the pros and cons of once a day milking and the areas you need to consider. We will be joined by farmers David Williams and Keith Davis who will share their experiences, the decisions they made and implications for their businesses of reducing milking frequency.

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  13. Scottish Land Commission Conference – Land Connection 2021

    . Multiple day event: 04 – 06 Oct

    Join us at the Scottish Land Commission’s third land reform conference, Land Connection 2021, which takes place from Monday 4 October to Wednesday 6 October. Bringing together experts from across a range of industries including public bodies, local authorities, academia, housing sector, private sector and social enterprises, the conference will look at the role of land in helping to achieve some of Scotland’s big ambitions for the economy, climate and communities.

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  14. COP26: A changing policy climate

    Online

    Agricultural policy is going through a dramatic change, any agreement reached at COP26 will intensify the need for governments to reduce their carbon footprints and tackle climate change

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  15. Trees to Improve Your Farm Business

    Ardoch and Threepland farms, Eaglesham, Glasgow

    How trees can help farm management and add income In this face-to-face, walk and talk event Iain and Marion McDonald of Ardoch and Threepland farms will be joined by Virginia Harden Scott, Woodland Creation Officer for Scottish Forestry and Dr Vicky West, UK Woodland Carbon Code Manager, Scottish Forestry, to talk about: Iain and Marion’s experience: benefits of planting trees for farm management, animal welfare (eg. fencing and shelter for livestock), income stream diversification and inheritance planning Funding opportunities for woodland creation, including forestry grant schemes and UK Woodland Carbon Code Timber markets and tax benefits of forestry Any questions you want answered!

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  16. The Dairy Show

    The Bath and West Showground

    The Dairy Show has been supporting British Agriculture for the past 40 years and welcomes over 6,000 visitors and over 300 Trade Stands. Taking place on Wednesday 6th October 2021 at the Bath & West Showground, the Show sees local and global businesses looking to reach a key agricultural audience

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  17. The impact of your team on your personal effectiveness

    Online

    Time is a finite resource, and farmers need to make the best use out of it. Whilst there are some key strategies to deploy in managing priorities and making use of technology to be more effective, the biggest time stealers on a farm can be the inefficient management of your most important resource – your people. From delegating effectively, communicating clearly, and ensuring the team have the necessary skills, good time management begins with good people management.

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  18. COP26: What can farmers do? Reducing emissions on farm

    Online

    With the continued and increasing scrutiny of agricultures greenhouse gas contribution it is essential that farms continue to reduce emissions

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  19. IDF Global Dairy Conference 2021

    Danish Agriculture & Food Council 4 Vesterbrogade, DK 1609 Copenhagen, Denmark & Online Multiple day event: 13 – 15 Oct

    The Danish National Committee of the IDF is proud and happy to be able to host the first IDF Global Dairy Conference in Copenhagen, from 13th October to 15th October 2021. The conference will be held as a hybrid: live sessions in Copenhagen and the possibility to attend online. The venue will be Axelborg / NIMB in the heart of Copenhagen, just opposite Tivoli.

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  20. Integrating Trees On Your Land: Introducing Mains of Fincastle

    Online

    The Barbour family will introduce us to their family farm Mains of Fincastle - a 540 Ha beef and sheep hill farm in Perthshire. They will discuss why they've planted trees, their objectives, the process and challenges. The trees provide multiple benefits including shelter and shade, an increase in productivity and carbon capture.

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  21. All Breeds All Britain Calf Show

    East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6HE Multiple day event: 15 – 17 Oct

    The All Breeds All Britain Calf Show is organised by HYB and will be held from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th October 2020 at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. It is one of the highlights of the HYB calendar, featuring showmanship & calf conformation classes for seven dairy breeds.

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  22. COP26: What can farmers do? Sequestration

    Online

    Farmers have a crucial role to play in tackling the climate emergency, as land managers they have the ability to help sequester carbon by changing the management practices on farms.

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  23. How to generate income from woodland carbon!

    Online

    A free and informative online panel discussion to find out more about generating income from woodland creation and selling carbon!

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  24. Virtual National Dairy Show 2021

    Online Multiple day event: 20 – 21 Oct

    The ongoing Covid pandemic has meant Ireland’s premier indoor agricultural event and meeting place for dairy farmers and dairy businesses is going virtual once again this year. We do so however, on the back of the success of last year’s virtual show, with huge optimism and enthusiasm. This year’s show will be held the evenings of the 20th and 21th of October and will include The National Dairy Innovation Awards.

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  25. Talking Leaders: Staying at the top of your mountain

    Online

    We know how important it is to be inspired by both big businesses and individuals, which is why we are excited to present Talking Leaders, a bimonthly initiative which will see a series of inspirational speakers share their life experiences and deliver impactful stories to the AgriLeader community. Chemmy Alcott (pictured) is an English former World Cup alpine ski racer and a fiercely determined and courageous sportswoman. As the only British female skier to ever win a run in a World Cup, she is widely regarded as one of Britain’s greatest ever skiers.

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  26. COP26: Adapting to a changing climate

    Online

    The physical threat of climate change will hit farms hard. The increased likelihood of storms, drought and intense rainfall could physically damage farm soils as well as infrastructure and force management changes. However not only will the physical impacts of climate change effect farms the change in policy towards more climate friendly practices will also change the way farmers farm. Adapting to the whole range of physical and policy changes coming over the next 10-20 years will require a huge shift in how we think about farming in the 21st century.

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  27. Westhills Discussion Group – Future Agri-Policy – How’s it shaping up?

    Online

    The meeting this month looks at how carbon footprinting can help you reduce your carbon footprint and become a more efficient farming business.

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  28. Women in Agriculture, Perthshire: Adapting to a Changing Climate

    Online

    The Perthshire Women in Agriculture Group are hosting their final meeting of the year – Adapting to a Changing Climate. Our guest speaker will be Seamus Murphy, Soils and Environment Consultant with SAC Consulting. This meeting will give a brief overview of agricultural emissions and the impacts of climate change before the group look at ways to reduce emissions, store more carbon and adapt to a changing climate.

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  29. MOBILITY SCORING WORKSHOP

    Lockerbie

    Mobility scoring has become a commonly performed recording tool for dairy farmers. It is a very good and effective method of both evaluating the level of lameness and the progress made on farm to either reduce levels of lameness or maintain a low level. Learn to accurately mobility score.

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  30. World Animal Health & Nutrition Virtual Summit

    Online Multiple day event: 28 – 29 Oct

    Mark your calendar for the World Animal Health & Nutrition Virtual Summit that will take place on the 28th - 29th of October 2021, CET. This two-day event will be filled with networking and discussions around the latest strategies and technological innovations in animal nutrition that are transforming the industry, improving feed production and animal welfare. Connect and learn from the best while taking a closer look at valuable insights on the challenges of a new era of production and the tools that are improving the lifetime performance of animals.

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  31. Herdsman Foot Trimming Training Course for farmers

    Aberdeen Multiple day event: 01 – 03 Nov

    The course intentions are to equip you with the trimming skills so that when you return to your farm you can trim using the 5 step Dutch method.

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  32. AHDB Retail & Consumer Insight - Dairy Market Landscape

    Online

    The AHDB Retail & Consumer Insight team will be taking you through how dairy purchasing and consumption is evolving with COVID-19, pulling out the opportunities and threats for the category in the future

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  33. Planning for Profit: Level 1 (2 day event)

    NWA Junction 36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7FP

    Aimed at dairy farm owners and managers, AHDB Dairy invite you to a short course to build your confidence and develop your skills, enabling you to understand how your dairy business is performing and where to focus your efforts to drive profit and build a sustainable business. These will be delivered over 2 days and offered at two different levels.

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  34. Total Dairy Conference

    Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford-Upon-Avon

    Delivered in both lecture and seminar format, we have something to suit everyone; TotalDairy is a great opportunity to connect, progress, learn and network among a global representative of leading producers, processors and industry partners.

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  35. Planning for Profit: Level 2 (2 day event)

    Hetland Hall Hotel, near Carrutherstown, A75, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4JX

    .Aimed at dairy farm owners and managers, AHDB Dairy invite you to a short course to build your confidence and develop your skills, enabling you to understand how your dairy business is performing and where to focus your efforts to drive profit and build a sustainable business. These will be delivered over 2 days and offered at two different levels.

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  36. Mobility Scoring Workshop

    Online

    Mobility scoring has become a commonly performed recording tool for dairy farmers supplying Supermarket contracts. It is a very good and effective method of both evaluating the level of lameness and the progress made on farm to either reduce levels of lameness or maintain a low level.

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  37. DIY Artificial Insemination (AI) Course

    Ayrshire Multiple day event: 22 – 24 Nov

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

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  38. Dairy Research Conference (online): Dairy health

    Online

    The Dairy Research Partnership online conference will share the outcomes of research projects undertaken as part of our Dairy Research Partnership Initiative, led by the University of Nottingham.

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  39. Dairy Research Conference (online): Lameness

    Online

    The Dairy Research Partnership online conference will share the outcomes of research projects undertaken as part of our Dairy Research Partnership Initiative, led by the University of Nottingham.

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  40. Herdsman Foot Trimming Training Course for farmers

    Northumberland Multiple day event: 22 – 24 Nov

    The course intentions are to equip you with the trimming skills so that when you return to your farm you can trim using the 5 step Dutch method.

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  41. Westhill & District Discussion Group: Carbon Footprinting – How can it help you?

    Online

    The meeting this month looks at how carbon footprinting can help you reduce your carbon footprint and become a more efficient farming business.

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  42. Dairy Research Conference (online): Reputation

    Online

    The Dairy Research Partnership online conference will share the outcomes of research projects undertaken as part of our Dairy Research Partnership Initiative, led by the University of Nottingham.

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  43. Dairy Research Conference (online): Efficiency, nutrition and fertility

    Online

    The Dairy Research Partnership online conference will share the outcomes of research projects undertaken as part of our Dairy Research Partnership Initiative, led by the University of Nottingham.

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  44. Dairy Research Conference (online): Grass and soils

    Online

    The Dairy Research Partnership online conference will share the outcomes of research projects undertaken as part of our Dairy Research Partnership Initiative, led by the University of Nottingham.

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  45. Dairy Research Conference (online): Breeding and genetics

    Online

    The Dairy Research Partnership online conference will share the outcomes of research projects undertaken as part of our Dairy Research Partnership Initiative, led by the University of Nottingham.

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  46. AHDB Retail & Consumer Insight - Consumer Landscape

    Online

    The AHDB Retail & Consumer Insight team will examine some of the key industry reputational issues impacting consumer demand. The webinar will explore consumer views on buying British/local, health, environment, animal welfare and trust in the industry. Looking at how these have evolved over time as well as their future opportunities and threats for the meat and dairy sector.

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  47. Dairy Research Conference (online): Optimising youngstock performance

    Online

    The Dairy Research Partnership online conference will share the outcomes of research projects undertaken as part of our Dairy Research Partnership Initiative, led by the University of Nottingham.

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  48. Women in Food & Agriculture Summit

    Frankfurt Multiple day event: 02 – 03 Dec

    Women in Food and Agriculture has supported the food and ag industry by promoting diversity and inclusion for the past two years, and become a unique platform for everyone to meet, discuss and share experiences and ambitions. Providing the opportunity for leaders to connect and women to share their stories, the WFA Summit has now grown to become a year-round platform to empower you, encourage innovation, and help the next generation of women in food and agriculture. We are planning on getting everyone together face to face again in December 2021 so watch this space for more information

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  49. The Semex International Dairy Conference 2022

    Radisson Blu Hotel, located in Glasgow city centre. Multiple day event: 09 – 11 Jan

    unrivalled mix of business and pleasure and we look forward to welcoming you back to Glasgow in January 2022.

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  50. Lamma 2022

    NEC Birmingham Multiple day event: 11 – 12 Jan

    LAMMA 2022 will be held on 11-12 January 2022 at the NEC. With 11 halls packed with new ideas and cutting-edge equipment, over 700 exhibitors will showcase the latest tractors, combines, drills and cultivation kit, as well as a wide range of products, services and tools. Don't miss the first agricultural event of 2022! Join us on Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th January 2022 at the NEC in Birmingham

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  51. The British Cattle Breeders Club Conference

    Online

    The British Cattle Breeders Club (BCBC) has announced that its next conference will be held virtually on Tuesday 25th January 2022. The theme for the conference will be ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ reflecting the club’s aspiration to focus on positivity, resilience and opportunity.

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  52. Dairy Tech 2022

    Stoneleigh Park

    Dairy-Tech will return to Stoneleigh Park for its February 2022 event. The Covid 19 pandemic forced the 2021 event to take the form of a virtual programme but with plans now in place for the reopening of the economy the 2022 will return in its physical form on Wednesday 2 February.

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  53. Agriscot

    Ingliston, Edinburgh

    AgriScot, now widely regarded as one of the premier events in UK agriculture, continues to develop its appeal to all sectors of the industry…both to the trade and to a wide cross section of farmers eager to seek out the products, services, advice and information necessary for their farming businesses.

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  54. Agriscot

    Ingliston, Edinburgh

    AgriScot, now widely regarded as one of the premier events in UK agriculture, continues to develop its appeal to all sectors of the industry…both to the trade and to a wide cross section of farmers eager to seek out the products, services, advice and information necessary for their farming businesses.

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