Farming events

Farmers Weekly Awards

Farmers Weekly Awards celebrates the very best of British farming by recognising the rewarding innovation, hard work and passion for agriculture. There are nineteen categories spanning the full breadth of the farming industry, now in its fourteenth year it has become a highlight in the farming social calendar
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OCTOBER
4

Farm Succession Planning

Farm Succession Planning offers the whole farming family the chance to learn how to approach this difficult subject and how to approach this all-important process. The one-day conference will provide a full agenda with panel discussions, breakout sessions, networking and more where you can speak freely among peers.
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OCTOBER
30

Soils in Practice

Soils in Practice returns for a one-day conference providing a platform for those in the agricultural industry to discuss the latest advances in soil fertility and best practice in soil management. The day will bring together experts and industry professionals from across the UK to help farmers take some of the practical steps towards soil health.
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NOVEMBER
8

Ag Careers Live

Ag Careers Live is a showcase for some of the most exciting and rewarding education and career opportunities in food and farming. It brings together leading academic institutions and some of the sector’s most dynamic companies, all looking to recruit new talent, either through open vacancies or apprenticeship opportunities.
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NOVEMBER
15

Poultry Health Management

Poultry Health Management is back for another year at Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough on 20 November, bringing the poultry farming community together to discuss key issues with both broiler and egg producers through panel discussions, exhibition and case studies.
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NOVEMBER
20

Farmers Apprentice

into agriculture. Ten young apprentices will be selected with a range of skills and interested in agriculture to take part in a bootcamp which will announce the winner on the Farmers Weekly YouTube channel in November.
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Using Data and Tech

Register for this Farmers Weekly event covering the technology and data developments in the arable and livestock sectors to help farmers make better decisions on farm and improve crop yields and stock welfare.
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OCTOBER
10

Events news

WHEAT

Cereals 2018: Wheat variety offers 33% extra untreated yield

A conventional winter barley delivering hybrid yields plus a potential Group 2 wheat with an untreated yield 33% above control varieties are among the latest KWS varieties up for recommendation…

WHEAT

Cereals 2018: Soft feed wheat fast-tracked for autumn drilling

Limagrain has such high hopes for its soft feed wheat candidate, Skyscraper, that it is making up to 4,000t of seed available for this autumn. Described as a breakthrough variety,…

EVENTS

Cereals 2018: Warning as barley seed treatments fail

A key seed-borne disease of barley appears to have overcome the azole chemistry found in seed treatments used in the winter barley crop. Outbreaks of loose smut have been reported…

SUGAR BEET

Cereals 2018: Four beet competition finalists revealed

All four farmer finalists in the industry's first yield competition fought off strong competition in what was a record beet-growing season and very high-yielding year. The four finalists of the…

VARIETY SELECTION

Cereals 2018: Highest-yielding winter barley variety launched

Seed breeder and agrochemical group Syngenta is launching the highest-yielding winter barley variety to growers this autumn, showing that hybrid six-row barleys are catching up with the grain quality of…

WHEAT

Cereals 2018: Last chance to use neonics before EU ban

Winter cereal growers are set to be able to use neonicotinoid seed dressing this autumn for the last time to control an aphid-spread virus in crops before a European Union…

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