26 March 1999

HOW TO GUIDE YOUR FARM TO SUCCESS

FARMING faces an uncertain future.

But a special conference organised by farmers weekly, the NFU and nabim (National Association of British and Irish Millers) aims to provide the answers you need to help steer your business into the new Millennium.

On Weds, Apr 28, a powerful panel of top speakers will address all the key issues. There will be ample time for discussion throughout the day.

The venue for this important meeting is the ICI Centre at the East of England Showground, near Peterborough.

Tickets cost £11.75 each (inc VAT) and include lunch. Complete the coupon below to reserve your place. &#42

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

&#8226 09.30 Registration and coffee

&#8226 10.00 Chairmans introduction

Sir David Naish

&#8226 10.05 UK farming facing up to uncertainty

Simon Lunniss, head of crops department, NFU.

&#8226 10.20 Cost structure of French arable sector

Jean-Jacques Benezit, agricultural counsellor, French Embassy.

&#8226 10.40 Questions

&#8226 11.00 Coffee

&#8226 11.20 How arable sector can take advantage of Euro trading

Brian Montgomery, senior executive, agricultural office, National

Westminster Bank.

&#8226 11.45 How HGCA R&D can benefit your business

Paul Meakin, research manager, HGCA.

&#8226 12.15 Protein declaration changes

Alex Waugh, trade policy director, nabim.

&#8226 12.30 Panel discussion

&#8226 13.00 Hot buffet lunch

&#8226 14.00 Chairmans introduction to afternoon

Sir David Naish.

&#8226 14.05 Biotechnology: ethical issues

Rev Dr Michael Reece, Homerton College, Cambridge.

&#8226 14.30 Biotechnology: consumer issues

Julie Sheppard, public relations, Consumers Association

Questions

&#8226 15.05 Farm Assurance: a retailers view

Nigel Garbutt, head of R&D, Safeway Stores.

Questions

&#8226 15.40 Panel discussion

&#8226 15.50 Chairmans closing remarks

Sir David Naish.

&#8226 16.00 Tea/Coffee

Conference registration form

NFU/nabim/FW Conference, Apr 28, 1999

Name……………………………………………………………………………………………

Address……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Postcode……………………………

Phone …………………………………………Fax…………………………………………..

Additional delegate names…………………………………………………………………

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I enclose a cheque for £11.75 a person, total £……..made payable to nabim.

Return with cheque to Kathy Simpson, nabim, 21 Arlington Street, London, SW1A 1RN