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Workshops 2018

Workshops will take place in the Upland Hall

Royal Bank of Scotland Fraud Prevention Seminar

Keep your business safe from scams.  In this session you’ll learn about the latest scams and what to look out for so you can prevent attacks on your business.

 

How this event will benefit your business. You’ll:

 

  • Gain insight about the impact of fraud, scams, and cyber-crime on small businesses
  • Learn what to look out for and how to prevent becoming a victim of fraud
  • Hear how we can help you and your business stay safe, however you choose to bank.

 

Introduced by Russell Pinkerton, Senior Relationship Manager, Agriculture and Renewables

Speaker: Keith Crombie, Business Growth Enable

10am – 11am

Moredun Livestock Health Seminar

Livestock Health Seminar focussing on the latest developments in the prevention and control of disease in cattle with leading researchers from Moredun Research Institute and SRUC.

 

  • Johne’s disease: Update on disease prevention and control:  Karen Stevenson, lead scientist, Moredun and George Caldow, Head of SAC Consulting Veterinary Services
  • Cryptosporidiosis in neonatal calves: Lee Innes, lead scientist Moredun Research Institute
  • Fighting Fluke: Philip Skuce, lead scientist Moredun Research Institute

Chaired by Ian Duncan Millar.

DairyPro CPD points are available for attending AgriScot and additional points can be collected for attending this workshop.

11.30am – 12.30am

Royal Bank of Scotland Fraud Prevention Seminar

Keep your business safe from scams.  In this session you’ll learn about the latest scams and what to look out for so you can prevent attacks on your business.

 

How this event will benefit your business. You’ll:

 

  • Gain insight about the impact of fraud, scams, and cyber-crime on small businesses
  • Learn what to look out for and how to prevent becoming a victim of fraud
  • Hear how we can help you and your business stay safe, however you choose to bank.

Speaker: Keith Crombie, Business Growth Enabler

1.00pm – 2.00pm

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Seminar

Drying Off – A crucial part of the dairy cow lactation cycle

Speaker: Kath Aplin, Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Adviser

This presentation will introduce the potential negative impacts of drying off for dairy cows before presenting a review of the current best practices at drying off and describing what tools are available to farmers to support this critical phase of the lactation cycle.

DairyPro CPD points are available for attending AgriScot and additional points can be collected for attending this workshop.

2.30pm – 3.00pm

Calf pneumonia – can we save more calves and money? The 2018 #calfmatters survey

Speaker: Heather Marie Niman, Boehringer Ingelheim Ruminant Veterinary Adviser

This presentation will use latest information from farmers, from the recent Calfmatters survey, to highlight current management practices and use of medicines to treat calf pneumonia. Analysis of this will show the great potential for savings to be made by honing management practices and driving vaccination of calves for BRD, as part of the #VaccinesWork campaign from RUMA.

DairyPro CPD points are available for attending AgriScot and additional points can be collected for attending this workshop.

3.00pm – 3.30pm

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