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2020 Annual Conference

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  • Date: 21 Jan 2020
  • Venue: Dunadry Hotel, Templepatrick

“Getting back to Business”

61st Annual Conference, Dunadry Hotel, Templepatrick

Tuesday 21st January 20120 at 09.45 am.

For this year’s conference the Executive Committee has arranged a programme with the theme “Getting back to Business”.

The speakers are:-

Tony Evans a senior Business Consultant. Tony Evans has been a Farm Business Advisor in the dairy sector for 30 plus years and is very focussed on the financial performance of businesses. He has a specific focus on grass-based businesses and coaching and supporting the next generation into dairying.

Roger Hildreth a dairy farmer who farms in the centre of the Vale of York with Judith and eldest son Tom at Curlew Fields, built on a Green Field site from 2003 onwards. The emphasis has always been on profit per cow, achieved by maximising yield from forage and cow health/welfare, which has boosted business performance. The longer-term aim is to expand the business. business.

Nick Davis from Wales, recently changed his framing system from beef/sheep production to dairying. He will outline the reasons why he changed from beef/sheep to dairying. He will discuss his key performance targets for his diary business and what he aims to focus on in the short and medium terms.

The final session will be a panel to discuss the potential for dairy-bred beef. The panel will consist of a farmer who rears the calves, a grower, a finisher and a co-ordinator, dealing with calf to beef production systems.

The cost for non-members is £40 including Lunch

For further information contact the Honorary at:-

Secretary@Ulstergrassland.co.uk or by phone 07920037910.

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