|9.00am||Doors Open - free coffee for early visitors in the Strathmore Restaurant, Lowland Hall and in the Upland Hall Café.||Lowland Hall|
|9.00am||Norvite Product Launch – Attendance by Invitation||Upper Foyer
|9.00am||Harbro Press Briefing||Upper Foyer|
|9.15am||Silage Competition Results – Sponsored by Watson Seeds|
For the first time the winners will be announced live in the show ring
|9.45am||Dairy Competition - the Ayrshire, Jersey, Holstein, and Red and White breed competition starts in the judging ring.||Show Ring|
|10.30am||Woodland Management Seminar – by Davidson & Robertson|
Davidson & Robertson (D&R) will outline opportunities for farmers to utilise grant funding to establish new woodlands, manage existing farm woodland to best advantage and discuss planting land and timber values.
|10.30am||Animal Health Workshop|
Moredun Research Institute leading scientists Dr Karen Stevenson, Professor Ruth Zadoks and Dr Frank Katzer from the Moredun Research Institute will discuss the latest advances in bovine bovine infectious disease research with a focus on Johne’s Disease, Mastitis and Cryptosporidiosis in cattle.
|10.30am||AgriScot Scottish Dairy Farm of the Year – Sponsored by CowAlert by IceRobotics Presentations will be made to the four finalists and the winner of this prestigious award will be announced.||Show Ring|
|10.45am||Heifer Championships – SuperHeifer Announced||Show Ring|
|11.00am||NFUS Seminar – NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick and Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity Fergus Ewing will use the annual seminar to drive discussion on thecurrent priorities for Scottish farming and the challenging times the sector faces post-Brexit||Upper Foyer
|11.30am||Beef Demonstration – Featuring live animals and an interactive demonstration focusing on weighing - Sponsored by QMS.||Show Ring|
|11.50am||Business Skills Competition Results Announced. Sponsored by Biocell agri.||Upper Foyer
|12.00pm||Dairy Markets – Analysis by Chris Walkland and David Keiley||Upper Foyer
|12.15pm||Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year Award Presentation|
Presentation & Photographs. Sponsored by Thorntons and Supported by QMS.
|12.25pm||Scotch Beef Farm of the Year Award Presentation|
Cheque Presentation & Photographs. Sponsored by Thorntons and Supported by QMS.
|12.30pm||RSABI Annual General Meeting||Upper Foyer|
|12.35pm||Scottish Arable Farm of the Year Award Presentation|
Cheque Presentation & Photographs. Sponsored by SoilEssentials and Supported by AHDB.
|12.45pm||Business Skills Award Presentation|
Cheque Presentation & Photographs. Sponsored by Biocell agri.
|1.00pm||Dairy Competition - Judging of the country’s top dairy cattle continues.||Show Ring|
|1.30pm||Land registration: Looking after your land and promoting development|
Registers of Scotland
2.30pm – Networking session
|1.30pm||Scottish Dairy Hub - The dairy hub question time will be chaired by SRUC’s Ken Rundle and including the following panel of speakers;|
Chris Walkland – Dairy Analyst and Journalist
Shelagh Hancock – CEO First Milk Gwyn Jones – AHDB Dairy Chair
Gary Mitchell – NFUS Vice President
|2.20pm||Best Stall Award Presentation - Sponsored by Galbraith.||Show Ring|
|2.45pm||Prize Presentations - SuperCow announced.||Show Ring|