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Scottish conference tackles the growing challenges in dairy industry


Dairy farmers from across Scotland are being urged to attend this year’s ForFamers Scottish Dairy conference, to not only gain a unique insight into the future challenges of the dairy industry but also how they can be overcome.

‘Rising to the Challenge of Changing Dairy Horizons’ is the title of the ForFarmers Scottish Dairy Conference, taking place on Tuesday November 19th in Edinburgh. The conference will start at 12pm and close with an evening meal.

Scottish conference tackles the growing challenges in dairy industry

To provide conference attendees with as much information as possible, a full programme of talks from industry specialists has been arranged, covering a wide range of topics. Speakers at the event include, John Newbold, Professor of Dairy Nutrition at SRUC, who will speak about dairy research driving value and Senior Analyst at AHDB, Kate Parkes, tackles the key economic drivers in dairy.

Benchmarking best practice will be discussed by Richard Simpson, Development Director at Kingshay, and Alistair Brown, Trader from CEFETRA - one of the major traders of grain and animal feed in the UK and Ireland – will provide a unique insight into the raw materials market.

ForFarmers’ Marketing Director James Hague will also speak on ‘Rising to the Challenge’ before Charles Delf, ForFarmers’ Trading Director, will close the conference.

The conference is being held at Doubletree by Hilton hotel Edinburgh Airport and is free to attend, but anyone wishing to attend must register their intentions with katie.maynard@forfarmers.eu.

For more information on the conference please click here.