Martin Dare

9.30am Scottish Forestry: Farming and Forestry for Business Resilience

Introduction In the face of current uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and BREXIT,  rural businesses are facing significant pressure, now and for the foreseeable future. By integrating farming and forestry there is considerable potential to ensure business sustainability and help a wider green economic recovery.  With a generous package of grants for Woodland Creation currently …

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10.00am Barclays Breakout Session: Sustainability – the journey to net zero

Webinar Information Across the UK, the drive among farming businesses to become even more sustainable is gaining momentum. The government is putting a green recovery at the heart of its post-Covid-19 economic plan. In addition, the Scottish Climate Change Bill has set ambitious targets for carbon net zero farming by 2045. In this session Oliver …

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10.30am QMS: Maximising Returns Through Hitting Carcase Specifications

Introduction Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is hosting a webinar at 10.30am which will launch their new virtual tool called ‘Meat the Grade’.  The aim of this tool is to provide producers along the cattle and sheep supply chains valuable market driven insights to stock selection, carcase specification and grading techniques that look to enhance skills …

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10.30am Breakout Session: Antimicrobial use and Resistance on Your Farm – what’s your perspective?

Breakout Session Information In this session, veterinarians from University of Glasgow Veterinary School will present an outline of current research (co-funded by Lidl) investigating knowledge, behaviour and attitudes to antimicrobial use on dairy farms in Scotland. Antimicrobial resistance is one of the key current issues in veterinary and public health. There is pressure from regulators …

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