Farming events from Farmers Weekly

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

Farmers Apprentice aims to help young people from all walks of life get a foot on to the farming ladder. 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

Rethinking Cattle Performance

Take the next step in promoting healthier cattle and improving productivity with our practical workshops for cattle farmers. The next workshop, in Cumbria, is on rearing heifer replacements and using genomics.
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SEPTEMBER
13

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EVENTS

Convention cancelled: NFYFC calls time on popular weekend

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) will no longer hold its annual convention after half a century of events, following a review of the popular weekend. The NFYFC’s…

MACHINERY

Machinery steals the show at Royal Welsh Show

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FARMLIFE

Welsh farmers unite behind NFU Cymru bale campaign

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FARMLIFE

6 highlights from 2018 Great Yorkshire Show

Throughout the 2018 events season, we’ll be bringing you regional coverage of the UK’s best-loved agricultural and countryside shows. These events showcase the best of British farming and food, while…

LIVESTOCK

Photos: Great Yorkshire Show interbreed highlights

A record 2,508-head sheep entry and a total 1,186 beef cattle were among the highlights of the 160th Great Yorkshire Show (10-12 July) as the summer heatwave continued, bringing harvesting…

LIVESTOCK

Charolais reigns supreme in beef interbreed

Two heifers shone at the 160th Great Yorkshire Show Supreme Beef Championship on Tuesday (10 July), but it was a maiden Charolais heifer that took the crown and dazzled the judges.…

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