Agri & Rural Affairs Conference 2019
-Friday 15th to Sunday 17th November
Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Kingway W, Dundee DD2 5JT
This year we look forward to a fantastic event with industry speakers, farm visits and many opportunitites to learn.
Friday 15th - Formal Dinner 7.30pm for 8.00pm - Guest Speakers:
Alan Clarke, QMS
Craig Davidson, SRUC, Edinburgh
Robert Chapman, Farmlay Eggs, Strichen
morning Farm Visits ~ choose 1 of the 3 visits below followed by a joint group visit with lunch
Farm 1 - Dairy Brian Weatherup & Partners, Parkend
Farm 2 - Venison, Beef, Sheep & Abattoir Downfield Farm, Cupar
Farm 3 - Arable & Beef Balbirnie Home Farm, Cupar
Farm 4 - Whole Group Visit East of Scotland Growers & Massey Ferguson Dealership
Saturday afternoon Presentation 'Sustainable solutions to feeding the 11 billion' Proff Geoff Sim, Edinburgh University
Breakout Sessions (Delegates are given the opportunity to attend two Breakout Sessions) Soil Health & Sustainability - SRUC
Communications - QMS 'Lambassadors'
Benchmarking - Jim Baird
Finance - RBS
Saturday evening Informal Dinner - John Sleigh, Farmers Journal
Night out in Dundee following the dinner
Sunday 17th Presentation
Panel Session - 'Creating a Sustainable Future for Scottish Agriculture'
Conference concludes late morning
**Early bird price of £145 will increase to £165 on Monday 14th October **
** The event will be open to non members below the age of 45 at a rate of £175 per person**
Conference booking closing date: 9.00pm Sunday 3rd November
To book your place http://shop.sayfc.org/product/agri-rural-affairs-conference
Once booked you will receive an email two weeks prior to the conference where you will get the chance to indicate who you wish to share a room with and select your breakout session and farm visit choices.
If you have any questions about this event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org