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Lincolnshire Farming Conference

February 26

Location : Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln LN2 2NA

The Lincolnshire Farming Conference returns on Tuesday 26 February 2019, and as the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society is celebrating its 150th anniversary, the Conference will explore ‘Lincolnshire agriculture for the next 150 years’.

A key date in the annual farming calendar, the Conference will feature talks from a number of captivating speakers, case studies and one to one sessions with industry experts. Join us from 11am for morning workshop sessions with local businesses, to explore our exhibition area and to enjoy lunch before the Conference begins at 1pm.

Agenda

11am: Exhibition and workshop sessions open
12pm: Buffet lunch
1pm: Welcome from Charles Anyan, Chairman
1.15pm: Addressing the perceived failing of short term land occupation, Robbie Moore
1.45pm: Facetime a Farmer; your consumer is in your pocket, Tom Martin
2.15pm: Farming and human health; yet another challenge for UK agriculture, Michael Winter
2.45pm: Break
3.15pm: Conservation agriculture – benefits to UK arable production, Jake Freestone
3.45pm: Navigating Brexit for British farmers, Gail Soutar
4.15pm: Turning global food trends into profitable opportunities for UK agriculture, David Hughes
5.15pm: Impact Group reception, drinks and networking

Workshop Sessions

Session one: Growing a healthy business for the future
11.15am – 12.00pm
This session will feature discussions from:

Brown & Co 
Succession: Getting the next generation on farm

Wilkin Chapman
Making your farm fit for the future

HSBC 
HSBC UK will share with you some useful hints and tips on protecting you and your business from the threat of Fraud & Cyber Crime, including: the threat & prevention of Social Engineering Calls and
the threat & prevention of Business Email Compromise.

Places are limited, so please ensure you register to attend.

Session two: Healthy soils, healthy crops, healthy water
11.15am – 12.00pm
This session will feature discussions from:

Farmacy Plc
Healthy Soils and Cover Crop work by Ben Treadgold and Alice Cannon

University of Lincoln
Healthy Crops and management beyond resistance by Dr Shaun Coutts

Anglian Water 
Healthy Water by Kelly Hewson-Fisher
How can we reduce pesticide losses from yards and fields? How can improving the health of our soils improve the quality of water?

Places are limited, please ensure you register to attend.

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