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The NSA Sheep 2012 event, now just a few days away on 4 July, will be hosting a range of seminars with a focus on sustainable intensification.

Particpants include Farmers Weekly’s Sarah Tricket, presenting our sheep lameness campaign – Stamp out Lameness, the government’s chief scientist, Sir John Beddington and SCOPS’ Lesley Stubbings.

See the Sheep 2012 schedule of seminars below.

 Time  Title Speakers  Chair 
 1100 Parasites – what’s  the latest in control

SCOPS’ Lesley Stubbings

Charollais Sheep Society’s Carroll Barber
 1130 Five steps to beating lameness Pfizer’s Andrew Montgomery MRCVS Farmers Weekly’s Sarah Trickett

     Sustainable intensification – what does it mean for sheep?


The big debate

Sustainability – can sheep deliver?

Sir John Beddington 

Farmer, John Geldard

Marketeer, Rizvhan Khalid

New entrant, Sion Williams

EBLEX’s Dr Liz Genever

The technical seminar

Producing more from less – making it happen

Nuffield scholar, Catherine Nakielny

Geneticist, Ian McDougal

Grassland consultant, Charlie Morgan

Natural England’s Will Cockbain

The Moredun’s Dr Julie Fitzpatrick

The grass roots debate

Food + profit = environment?

Farmers, Adrian Dalby and Robert
NSA’s Phil Stocker
 1500  Maximising forage  Caltech’s Roy Firth  ADAS’s Kate Phillips
 1530  New feeding opportunities for sheep  Agri’s Neil Woolf  McCartneys’ Jenny Layton-Mills
 1600  Lamb market update and maximising its potential  Randall Parker Food’s Phil Hambling  NFYFC

For more on the NSA Sheep 2012 event see our Sheep 2012 page