- Date: 24 Feb 2021
Due to the ongoing Corvid 19 restrictions the UGS held its 62nd Annual Conference via online platform Zoom on 24th and 25th February. This new format attracted over 300 members and guests over the two evenings.
The first evening on Wednesday 24th February focused on sheep production and the marketing of beef and lamb. There were two excellent presentations by Kevin Stewart, 2019 Scottish Sheep Farmer of the Year and Phelim O’Neill, Market Intelligence specialist with the Irish Farmers Journal.
To view the presentations by Kevin and Phelim please Click on link:
The second evening focused on dairy production with presentations by Colin Glass who operates a 650-cow dairy farm at Methven in Mid-Canterbury, New Zealand. He is also chief executive of Dairy Holdings Limited which has extensive operations throughout the South Island. The second presentation was by Arthur Fearnall from Cheshire, who has a 400 crossbred cow enterprise. He is currently one of the UK Farmer directors on the Arla foods Amba Board and is the Arla UK Area Chairman.
To view the presentations by Colin and Arthur please click link: