23 November 2001




The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle 84


Pedigree House, 6 Kings Place Perth, Scotland, PH2 8AD. Tel: 01738 622477, fax: 01738 636436.


Woodthorne, Wergs Road Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8TQ. Tel: 01902 754190, fax: 01902 693227, e-mail: adascustomerservices@adas.co.uk, web-site: www.adas.co.uk

ADAS provides strategic and technical consultancy at every link in the food chain.

Advantage West Midlands 43

3 Priestley Wharf, Holt Street, Aston Science Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, B7 4BN. Tel: 0121 380 3500, fax: 0121 380 3501; e-mail: enquiries@advantagewm.co.uk, web-site: www.advantagewm.co.uk

The regional development agency for the West Midlands.

Agridata 32

Brockhole Farm Morebath, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 9BZ. Tel: 01398 331881, e-mail: enquiries@agridata.co.uk, web-site: www.agridata.co.uk

Agridata is a computer program which provides you with the simplest and most comprehensive way to keep your livestock records.

Agriknowledge 118

c/o ADAS Boxworth, Boxworth, Cambridge, CB3 8NN. E-mail: agriknowledge@adas.co.uk, web-site: www.agriknowledge.co.uk

Agriknowledge is a DEFRA- funded project aimed at providing technical information to farmers to improve farm profitability.

Agrinova 86

St Marys Court, The Broadway, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 0UT. Tel: 01494 582065, fax: 01494 582345, mobile: 0787 668 4827, e-mail: contact@agrinova.co.uk, web-site: www.agrinova.co.uk

Agrinovas business activities include consultancy, auctions, traceability and ecommerce.

Andersons 5

Old Bell House, 2 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1NW. Tel: 01664 567766, fax: 01664 410505, web-site: www.andersons.co.uk

Andersons, through a national network of offices, provides information, analysis, business advice and consultancy to every type of farming and agri-business in the UK and Europe.

Application Control 25

P O Box 2, Pontypool, Gwent, NP4 8YR. Tel: 01495 750625, fax: 01495 750625, e-mail: mail@applicationcontrol.co.uk, web-site: www.applicationcontrol.co.uk

Application Control supply equipment and consultancy services. Application Control is European distributor for Raven precision farming equipment.

Arable Research Centres 116

Manor Farm Barn, Lower End, Daglingworth, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 7AH. Tel: 01285 652184, fax: 01285 642561, e-mail: arc@arable.co.uk,web-site: www.arable.co.uk

Arable Research Centres provides independ-ent agronomic advice to growers who farm almost 15% of the countrys arable land.

ASDA Stores 75

Asda House, Southbank, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5AD. Web-site: www.asda.co.uk

Asda Stores, from the Wal-Mart family of companies, is working to meet customer needs for food and drink. Come and talk about the potential of the Asda local sourcing initiatives.

Barclays Agricultural Banking 13

PO Box 11 Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2AN. Tel: 01788 206075, fax: 01788 206079.

Barclays Agricultural Banking. Our specialist managers and local support teams deal only with farmers, which is why you can count on our support whenever you need it.

Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society 84

4th Street, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Tel: 024 76 696549, fax: 024 76 696729.

Beta Technology 120

Barclay Court, Heavens Walk Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 5HZ. Tel: 01302 322633, fax: 01302 388800, e-mail: info@betatechnology.co.uk, web-site: www.betatechnology.co.uk

Beta Technology is an independent, industrial technology transfer company. We offer free and confidential advice to companies on European Research Funding.

Bioscience Network 113

8 Orwell Close, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 7PU. Tel: 0118 954 6652, fax: 0118 954 3304, e-mail: brianjamieson@compuserve.com, web-site: www.bioscinet.bbsrc.ac.uk

The Bioscience Network is an alliance of nine national research institutes. Their common mission is to generate knowledge and understanding of biological systems to meet users needs, and to transfer knowledge and technology.

Biotechnology & Biological 112

Sciences Research Council

Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1UH. Tel: 01793 413200, fax: 01793 413201, e-mail: public.affairs@bbsrc.ac.uk, web-site: www.bbsrc.ac.uk

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council illustrates how the research it supports can underpin a range of industry and consumer-led options for the UK food chain.

Bluefaced Leicester Sheep 83

Breeders Association

Regent House, Bank Street Annan, Dumfriesshire, DG12 6AA. Tel: 01461 206900, fax: 01461 206903.

David Bright 82

Church Road, Farley, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1AH. Tel: 01722 712722, fax: 01722 712553, e-mail: davidbright@freedelta.net, web-site: www.davidbright.co.uk

Specialists in forage crops for grazing and conservation, over seven countrywide maize trial sites.

British Belgian Blue Cattle Society 84

Fell View, Blencarn Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1TX. Tel: 01768 88775, fax: 01768 88779.

British Blonde Society 96

4th Street, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Tel: 024 764 19058, fax: 024 7641 9082, mobile:07778 898877, e-mail: secretary@blondesoc.demon.co.uk, web-site: www.blondesoc.demon.co.uk

The British Blonde Society welcomes visitors to discuss their breeding requirements.

British Cattle Movement Service 36

Curwen Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 2DD. Tel: 01900 702222, fax: 01900 702051, e-mail: BCMS-Enquiries@defra.gsi.gov.uk

CTS On-Line – a free, easy to use service, operated by the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS), providing keepers with a 24-hour facility to register cattle births and movements electronically.

The British Charolais Cattle Society 84

Avenue M, NAC, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2RG. Tel: 02476 697222, fax: 02476 690270.

British Crop Protection Council 69

49 Downing Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PH. Tel: 01252 733072, fax: 01252 727194, e-mail: md@bcpc.org, web-site: www.bcpc.org

We will display new crop protection publications – New "IdentiPest" CD-Rom showing pests, diseases and weeds of UK arable crops. UK Pesticide Guide and the 2nd edition of The BioPesticide Manual.

The British Gelbvieh Cattle Society 84

Highlands Tyla Rhostr, Cowbridge, South Glamorgan. Tel: 01446 772630, fax: 01446 772630.

British Grassland Society 90

BGS Office, PO Box 237, Departure of Agriculture, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 6AR. Tel: 01189 318189, fax: 01189 666941, e-mail: bgs@patrol.i-way.co.uk, web-site: www.britishgrassland.com

BGS activities include conferences; one-day meetings; a summer meeting to a different area of the UK each year; competitions and a range of publications.

British Institute of Agricultural 10


The Estate Office, Torry Hill, Milstead, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 0SP. Tel: 01795 830100, fax: 01795 830243, e-mail: info@biac.co.uk, web-site: www.biac.co.uk

BIAC is a professional association of independent, qualified specialists covering a wide range of activities in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, related sciences.

British Limousin Cattle Society 84

Avenue Q, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh, Warks, CV8 2RA. Tel: 02476 696500, fax: 02476 696716.

The British Parthenais Cattle Society 84

Eastcote Hall Farm, Barston Lane, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0HR. Tel: 01675 446081, fax: 01675 443959.

British Texel Sheep Society 83

4th Street, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Tel: 02476 696629, fax: 02476 696472, e-mail: office@texel.demon.co.uk

CEDAR – ADAS Reading 78

Hall Farm, Church Lane, Arborfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 9HX. Tel: 0118 976 0964, fax: 0118 976 1044,e-mail: david.clarke@reading.ac.uk

CEDAR – ADAS Reading conducts high quality research for many organisations involved in dairy cow feeding and management.

Central Science Laboratory 115

Sand Hutton, York, North Yorkshire, Y041 1LZ. Tel: 01904 462000, fax: 01904 462111, e-mail: science@csl.gov.uk, web-site: www.csl.gov.uk

Diagnostic services – CSL is the UKs leading laboratory for pest and disease diagnostic services. Alternative crops and Biotechnology – Bio-renewable products derived from plant resources are an opportunity to take farming and industry to a sustainable, environmentally sound, value-added future. CSLs stand demonstrates current progress in this area (www.csl.gov.uk/prodserv/cons/acb).

Charollais Sheep Society 83

Crogham Farm, Youngmans Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0RR. Tel: 01953 603335, fax: 01953 607626.

CMi Certification 71

The Business Park, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 8LH. Tel: 01993 885610, e-mail: enquiries@cmi-plc.com, web-site: www.cmi-plc.com

CMi Certification is the UK market leader in farm assurance schemes. They are the Certification body for the Assured Combinable Crops Scheme, the Assured Produce and Poultry and verify the Beef and Lamb schemes.

Computing For Farming 28

Drovers, Zion Hill, Oakhill, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 5AH. Tel: 01749 841091, fax: 01749 840769, e-mail: enquiries@cffarming.co.uk, web-site: www.cffarming.co.uk

Practical, easy to use software for the livestock farmer, dairy, beef, sheep and fields.

Country Land & Business 42


16 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PQ. Tel: 0207 235 0511, fax: 0207 235 4696, mobile: 07811 197647, e-mail: mail@cla.org.uk, web-site: www.cla.org.uk

The CLA has, since 1907, been the champion of rural enterprise. We now have 46,000 members throughout the rural economy.

Countryside Agency 18

John Dower House, Crescent Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3RA. Tel: 01242 521381, fax: 01242 584270, web-site: www.countryside.gov.uk

A statutory body advising government and other decision-makers, drawing on our research, expertise and access to good practice.

Countryside Alliance 16

367 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT. Tel: 0207 840 9200, fax: 0207 793 8484, e-mail: info@countryside-alliance.org, web-site: www.countryside-alliance.org

The Countryside Alliance aims to encourage and promote sustainable livelihoods in the countryside, strengthen rural communities and oppose all legislation hostile to country sports.

Countrywise Communication 51

103 Main Road, Wilby, Northamptonshire, NN8 2UB. Tel: 01933 272400, fax: 01933 272800, mobile: 07899 897690, e-mail: media@countrywise.com, web-site: www.countrywise.com

Countrywise Communication is the award winning team for videos, CD-ROMS and DVDs in agriculture, food and rural development. Also, promotional and training programmes, plus overseas consultancy.

Coventry & Warwickshire 8

Chamber of Commerce

Oaktree Court, Binley Business Park, Harry Weston Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 2UN. Tel: 024 76 654321, fax: 024 76 450242, web-site: www.cw-chamber.co.uk

The Chamber is an independent business organisation that provides assistance and support to all companies and represents the views of its members. We also deliver Business Link and Trade Partners UK services.

Crop Advisors 70

Lodge Farm, Hook Road, North Warnborough, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1HA. Tel: 01256 701633, fax: 01256 704648, mobile: 07836 222942, e-mail: office@cropadvisors.com, web-site: www.cropadvisors.com

Specialists in independent agronomy and arable product acquisition. Created from an alliance of twelve agronomists, all professionally registered BASIS, FACTS and ICM, also members of the AICC.

Cymru Breeding Services 83

Peithyll Centre Capel Dewi, Aberystwyth, Dyfed. SY23 3HU. Tel: 01970 828236, fax: 01970 822018.

CBS was established by the Welsh Sheep Strategy through the University of Wales – Aberystwyth to extend research and development objectives for the benefit of farmers. It provides an AI and semen freezing/storage operation for private customers and delivers a major component of the Welsh Sheep Strategy breeding programme.

Dairies Direct 59

7 Newstead Close, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 1DL. Tel: 01432 277300, fax: 01432 273413, mobile: 07899 915530.

Dairies Direct Ltd has been established principally to assist farmers set up processing and retailing direct to the consumer. We also assist with central sourcing and marketing.

Dalgety Arable 68

Cheveley House, Fordham Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7XN. Tel: 01638 560360, fax: 01638 561399, web-site: www.dalgety.com

Independent supplier of services and products, as well as a major buyer of crops. With its own R&D farm together with on-farm personal advisors, gives growers a wide choice.

Deloitte & Touche, Food and 7

Agriculture Group

Leda House, Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2RN. Tel: 01223 460222.

With margins squeezed ever tighter, chartered accountants Deloitte & Touche together with the RASE have been examining the Cost of Time and how farmers can make the best use of it.

Department for Environment, 109, 24

Food and Rural Affairs

Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3JR. Tel: 08459 335577, fax: 0207 270 8419, e-mail: helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk, web-site: www.defra.gov.uk

To ensure that our broad range of subject matter is targetted in the most appropriate area, DEFRA are exhibiting in Hall 1 and Hall 2. Our staff will help with your enquiries.

Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset 83

Sheep Breeders

Agriculture House, Acland Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1EF. Tel: 01305 262126.

Eppynt Hill & Beulah Speckled 83

Face Sheep Society

The Firs, 63 Garth Road. Builth Wells, Powys. LD2 3NH. Tel: 01982 553726, fax: 01982 553726.

FABBL Farm Assurance 87

PO Box 165, Winterhill House, Snowdon Drive, Milton Keynes, MK6 1PB. Tel: 01908 231642, fax: 01908 844355, e-mail: jan_maplethorpe@fabbl.co.uk, web-site: www.fabbl.co.uk

FABBL, the UKs largest farm assurance scheme, offers combined livestock and cereals assurance for one fee and in one farm inspection.

Farm Consultancy Group 12

The Lodge, Station Road, Waddington, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 9QW. Tel: 01522 722202, fax: 01522 721101.

The Farm Consultancy Group of independent consultants offer a wide range of expertise. The group has a highly acclaimed accounts package suitable for all businesses.

Farm Works 31

4 Old Vinery, Kippen, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8 3JD. Tel: 0800 856 6030, fax: 01786 870127, mobile: 07770 573655, e-mail: info@farmworks.co.uk, web-site: www.farmworks.co.uk

Integrated business management software and precision farming solutions.

Farmade Management Systems 33

Claygate Farm, Herons Ghyll, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4BU. Tel: 01825 712502, fax: 01825 713559, e-mail: sales@farmade.com, web-site: www.farmade.com

Farmades market leading MultiCrop package represents the best in crop management software. Seamless integration with their Agronomist and Amais mapping software, as well as leading agricultural accounts software.

Farmdata 39

Westertown, Rothienorman, Aberdeenshire. AB51 8US. Tel: 01467 671457, fax: 01467 671448, e-mail: sales@farmdata.co.uk, web-site: www.farmdata.co.uk

Farmdatas comprehensive range of well proven and easy to use farm management packages includes systems for accounting and packages for the dairy, cattle, sheep and arable enterprises.

farmers weekly 67

Quadrant House Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5AS. Tel: 020 8652 3500, fax: 020 8652 4005, e-mail: farmersweekly@rbi.co.uk, web-site: www.fwi.co.uk

farmers weekly, the leading magazine for all farmers, and Crops the practical management journal for arable farmers, welcome all editorial and advertising enquiries. farmers weekly Interactive can help your business at the touch of a button. FWi editorial staff will be on hand to give full, live demonstrations.

Farmers World Network 47

Arthur Rank Centre, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 02476 696969, e-mail: michael@fwn.org.uk, web-site: fwn.org.uk

This mini resource centre provides many of the views and perspectives of current agricultural change from well known and not so well known UK organisations in both local and global contexts.

Farming and Agricultural Finance 4

PO Box 4115, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 4DF. Tel: 0800 225567, fax: 01708 464109, e-mail: info@fafltd.co.uk, web-site: fafltd.co.uk

FAF provides tailormade finance to the rural community via its nationwide team of mortgage specialists. Visit our stand and ask the experts about Farm Capital.

Farming & Wildlife Advisory 62

Group (FWAG)

National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2RX. Tel: 0247 669 6699, fax: 0247 669 6760, e-mail: info@fwag.org.uk, web-site: www.fwag.org.uk

The Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) exists to provide farmers, landowners and our other clients with the best opportunity for environmental gain through cost effective quality solutions.

Farmplan Computer Systems 40

Farmplan House, Xerox Business Park, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0SN. Tel: 01594 545011, fax: 01594 545012, e-mail: enquire@farmplan.co.uk, web-site: www.farmplan.co.uk

Farmplan provides the most comprehensive farm computer solutions available to help with financial control, business management, traceability and legislation; plus advise, training, support and regular software upgrades.

&#42 R Fell & Sons 97

West Grange, Thorganby York, North Yorkshire, YO19 6DJ. Tel: 01904 448675, fax: 01904 448713, Meatlinc Sheep – www.meatlinc.co.uk, Lindum Turf – www.turf.co.uk

Unique franchise opportunities from two Fell Companies. Talk to us about our Ram Breeding Start-Up package; and the establishment and distribution centres for top quality turf.

Fishmeal Information Network 89

4 The Forum, Minerva Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6FT. Tel: 01733 231133, fax: 01733 232969, e-mail: info@fin.org.uk, web-site: www.fin.org.uk

The Fishmeal Information Network is an industry-led initiative of GAFTA, providing factual information about fishmeal and its beneficial role in livestock production.

Glencore Grain UK 52

Warren House, Bell Lane, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3AL. Tel: 01844 261261, fax: 01844 216301, web-site: www.grainman.co.uk

Award winning web-site of Glencore Grain UK Ltd. Offering a 24-hour trading and information platform for every producer of combinable crops, throughout the UK.

Glenside Fertility Farming Systems 79

Block 2, Unit 4, Bandeath Industrial Estate, Throsk, Stirling, FK7 7XY. Tel: 01786 816655, fax: 01786 816100, e-mail: enquiries@glensideorganics.co.uk, web-site: www.glensidefarming.co.uk

Glensides Fertility Farming Systems encourages cost reduction and enhanced crop production using Glensides Albrecht soil analysis and biological inputs to reduce fertiliser and chemical use.

Harper Adams University College 111

Egmond, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB. Tel: 01952 820280, fax: 01952 814783, e-mail: info@harper-adams.ac.uk,web-site: www.harper-adams.ac.uk

Harper Adams is the UKs premier provider of education, research and associated services for the rural sector.

Heart of England Fine Foods 88

PO Box 1, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6WH. Tel: 01746 785185, fax: 01746 785186, mobile: 07775 771451, e-mail: office@heff.co.uk, web-site: www.heff.co.uk

Heart of England Fine Foods is the organisation for producers and processors of speciality food and drink from the six counties of the West Midlands.

The Hereford Cattle Society 84

Hereford House, 3 Offa Street, Hereford, HR4 7HX. Tel: 01432 272057, fax: 01432 350608.

Holstein UK & Ireland/Cattle 105

Information Service

Scotsbridge House, Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3 3BB. Tel: 01923 695200, fax: 01923 770003, e-mail: info@holstein-uki.org, web-site: www.holstein-uki.org

Holstein UK & Ireland, Europes largest independent breed society offers a range of services to the Dairy Farming Industry targeted at improving the genetics and profitability of the Holstein breed.

Honeysett Computers 38

Holme View, Causewayhead, Silloth, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 4JG. Tel: 01697 332078, e-mail: honeysett@fsbdial.co.uk, web-site: www.honeysettcomputers.com

Farm Hand – easy book-keeping for farmers. Farm Arm – easy record keeping for farmers. Contract – automatic invoicing and easy book-keeping for agricultural contractors.

Horticulture Research International 114

Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 9EF. Tel: 01789 470382, fax: 01789 470552, e-mail: enquiry.hri@hri.ac.uk, web-site: hri.ac.uk

HRI is the leading horticultural research and development organisation in the UK, supplying both core research and applied development programmes to Government (DEFRA & BBSRC) Levy Bodies and private sector industries.

HSBC Bank plc 19

Agriculture, 27-32 Poultry, London, EC2P 2BX. Tel: 020 7260 6800, fax: 020 7260 6803.

HSBC has an established team of specialist agriculture banking managers who understand the problems facing farming.

Humane Slaughter Association 81

The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 8AN. Tel: 01582 831919, fax: 01582 831414, e-mail: tess@hsa.org.uk, web-site: www.hsa.org.uk

The only registered charity to specialise in the welfare of animals in markets, during transport and to the point of slaughter.

Institute of Agricultural 36

Secretaries & Administators

National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Tel: 024 76 696592, fax: 024 76 417937, e-mail: iagsa@iagsa.co.uk, web-site: www.iagsa.co.uk

IAgSA is the professional organisation representing rural business administrators and gives advice to farmers seeking administrative help.

Institute Of Grassland And 108

Environmental Research (IGER)

Plas Gogerddan Aberystwyth, Dyfed, SY23 3EB. Tel: 01970 823003, fax: 01970 828357, e-mail: ann.hopkins@bbsrc.ac.uk, web-site: www.iger.bbsrc.ac.uk/igerweb/

IGER carries out a programme of basic, strategic, applied and extension work relevant to the needs of grassland and extensive agriculture on behalf of a range of government, industry and international customers.

Jacob Sheep Society 83

24a Mortemer Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1FR. Tel: 01926 855393, fax: 01926 855393, e-mail: valhunt@jacobsheep.freeserve.co.uk

Richard Keenan (UK) 63

6th Street, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2RL. Tel: 024 7669 8200, fax: 024 7669 8200, e-mail: mford@keenantmr.com, web-site: www.keenantmr.com

The Keenan System makes full use of wholesome farm-grown feeds, improving animal performance, herd health and consistency, in milk and beef production for both farmer and processor.

Kemira Agriculture 65

Ince Chester, Cheshire, CH2 4LB. Tel: 0151 357 2777, fax: 0151 357 1755, e-mail: kemira.agro.uk@kemira.com, web-site: www.kemira.co.uk

Visit the Kemira stand and see how we are working together with key food chain partners. The latest developments on display include EnCompass fertiliser planning software.

Knight Tustian 2

Pippins Farm Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4AB. Tel: 01892 824544, fax: 01892 823866, e-mail: knight.tustian@farmline.com, web-site: www.knight.tustian.farming.co.uk

Designers of innovative software for agricultural business management. The programs are exceptionally simple to use and cost effective; including Cashbook for bookkeeping/accounting and Budget Planner for farm planning/budgeting.

Landmark Systems 37

6 Swan Court, Station Road, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1RL. Tel: 01798 877100, fax: 01798 875392, mobile: 07860 622508, e-mail: landmark@farmline.com, web-site: www.landmarksystems.co.uk

Leading supplier of IT systems for agriculture, horticulture, estates and rural businesses. Our Key Accounts range of software provides the flagship product for the company with links where relevant to property management software, cropping and mapping software.

Lantra National Training 49


Lantra House, National Agricultural Centre, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Tel: 024 7669 6996, fax: 024 7669 6732, e-mail: connect@lantra.co.uk, web-site: www.lantra.co.uk

Lantra NTO is the National Training Organisation for the land-based sector. We provide information on training, education, careers and business development for land-based industries, including NVQs/SVQs and modern apprenticeships.

Laurence Gould Partnership 11

Cecil Lodge, Falmouth Avenue, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0GZ. Tel: 01638 663275, fax: 01638 561863, e-mail: laurence.gould@farmline.com

Laurence Gould Partnership provides effective, independent business advice to all sectors of the agricultural industry.

LEAF (Linking Environment and 64


National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 024 76413911, fax: 024 76413636, e-mail: leaf@farmline.com, web-site: www.leafuk.org

Your customer is demanding a product which is produced with care and concern for the environment. Visit the LEAF stand to discuss how you can improve your environment business performance and get recognition for it.

L &#42 Agro UK 29

Old Railway Industrial Estate, Needingworth Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5NB. Tel: 01480 496367, fax: 01480 496365, mobile: 07801 292424, e-mail: richard.reed@lh-agro.co.uk, web-site: www.lh-agro.com

Comprehensive range of monitoring and control systems including cereal and root crop yield mapping.

Lincoln Red Cattle Society 84

Lincoln Red Cattle Society, Lincolnshire Showground, Grange de Lings, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 2NA. Tel: 01522 511395, fax: 01522 520345

Livestock Knowledge 95A-D


National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 01970 823000, fax: 01970 828357, e-mail: kt@bbsrc.ac.uk

A project funded by DEFRA and delivered by ADAS, IGER and Bristol University to provide free technical information to livestock farmers on the most pressing technical issues as identified by the industry.

Milk production 95A

The issues being addressed are environmental mastitis, body condition score and fertility, digital dermatitis and milk pricing.

Beef and Sheep production 95B

This exhibit will display information on bio-security, and beef and sheep parasites. Information will focus on beef breeding and finishing systems for bull beef, heifers and the suckler herd. Optimising sheep production systems and selective breeding to improve carcass quality will also be featured.

Pig and Poultry production 95C

The pig exhibit features three key areas vital to the future success of producers – costs of production, pig diseases and meat quality. The poultry section features furnished cages, control of red mite and leg problems in broilers.

Grassland production 95D

This section of the exhibit will feature general information on the Livestock Knowledge Transfer Project and will also highlight benefits to the ruminant sectors on establishment and management of red and white clover.

Lleyn Sheep Society 83

Gwyndy, Bryncroes, Sarn, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 8ET. Tel: 01758 730366, fax: 01758 730578, e-mail: debbie.mcgowan@farmersweekly.net

Lloyds TSB Agriculture 21

Canons House, Canons Way, Bristol, Avon, BS99 7LB. Tel: 0117 943 3115, fax: 0117 943 4490, e-mail: bev.williams@lloydstsb.co.uk, web-site: www.lloydstsb.com

Whatever issues affect your business, we have the experience and understanding to help provide solutions.

Maize Growers Association 94

Hall Farm, Arborfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 9HX. Tel: 01189 761276, fax: 01189 761451, mobile: 07967 227641, e-mail: mga1@globalnet.co.uk, web-site: www.maizegrowersassociation.co.uk

Run by farmers, for farmers, MGA provides independent information on maize production and usage with the ultimate objective of increasing the profits of farmer members.

Meat and Livestock Commission 74

PO Box 44, Winterhill House, Snowdon Drive, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 1AX. Tel: 01908 677577, fax: 01908 671722, e-mail: contactus@mlc.org.uk

Under the theme of Working for the Future of the Red Meat Industry the MLC team will be discussing with visitors plans and activities on: domestic and export market recovery; reforming industry practices; and restructuring the supply chain.

Merial Animal Health 92

Sandringham House, Sandringham Avenue, Harlow Business Park, Harlow, Essex, CM19 5TG. Tel: 01279 775858, fax: 01279 775888, web-site: www.merial.co.uk

Merial is the worlds leading animal health company. We provide vets, farmers and pet owners in 150 countries with a wide range of vaccines and pharmaceuticals which help keep their livestock and pets healthy.

Monarch Ley Mixtures 99

c/o Advanta Seeds UK, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7HA. Tel: 01529 304511, fax: 01529 303908, e-mail: monarch@advantaseeds.co.uk

To pounce onto more profit in 2002 you need to ensure that you visit this stand and talk to our technical seed specialists about the Monarch range of ley mixtures.

Moredun Foundation 83

Pentlands Scientific Park, Bush Loan Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ. Tel: 0131 4455111, fax: 0131 4456235, e-mail: info@mf.mri.org.uk

An organisation conducting research into animal diseases, improved medicines and husbandry techniques to combat them. Information on health and welfare issues will be available.

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc 73

Hillmore House, Thornton Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 9AX. Tel: 01274 494166, fax: 01274 494831, web-site: www.morereasons.co.uk

Morrisons has 114 stores, its own fresh food processing facilities and produce packhouses. Meet the people who specify and buy, and find out more about the companys refreshingly direct approach.

Muddy Boots Software 35A

Phocle Green Ross-on-Wye, Hereford, HR9 7XU. Tel: 01989 780540, fax: 01989 780436, mobile: 07967 553024, e-mail: sales@muddyboots.com, web-site: www.muddyboots.com

Muddy Boots, pioneers of fully auditing crop management software, will be demonstrating the new version 5 of their cropwalker programs, including their integrated Potato Module and revolutionary pocket cropwalker and procheck systems.

National Beef Association 84

– Beef Focus

The Firs, Blackmore Park Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6PH. Tel: 01684 565442, fax: 01684 573118, e-mail: info@nationalbeefassociation.com, web-site: www.nationalbeefassociation.com

The NBA is the only specialist organisation representing the interests of the beef farmers. It represents its members through lobbying of political and administrative decision-makers within the UK and EU as well as staging technical meetings, conferences and the annual BEEF event. The following NBA affiliated Beef Breed Societies are also promoting their pedigree and commercial breed attributes within this "Beef Focus" area: Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society; Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society; British Belgian Blue Cattle Society; British Charolais Cattle Society; British Gelbvieh Cattle Society; British Limousin Cattle Society; British Parthenais Cattle Society; British Simmental Cattle Society; Hereford Cattle Society; Lincoln Red Cattle Society; and South Devon Herd Book Society

National Farmers Union 72

Agriculture House, 164 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8HL. Tel: 020 7331 7200, fax: 020 7331 7313, web-site: www.nfunet.org.uk

The NFU is the UKs leading agriculture and horticulture trade association. Visit our stand to find out more about representation and how we can help you and your business.

National Federation of Young 48

Farmers Clubs

National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Tel: 024 76 857202, fax: 024 76 857229, e-mail: lin.smith@nfyfc.org.uk

NFYFC – National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs (England & Wales) is the national organisation for young people living and working in rural areas.

National Proficiency Tests Council 50

National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. Tel: 024 76 696553, fax: 024 76 696128, e-mail: information@nptc.org.uk, web-site: www.nptc.org.uk

The National Proficiency Tests Council is an internationally recognised awarding body who provide an independent assessment service in a wide range of qualifications across the land-based and related industries.

National Sheep Association 83

– Sheep Focus

The Sheep Centre, Blackmore Park Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6PH. Tel: 01684 892661, fax: 01684 892663, mobile: 07860 830630, e-mail: chris@nationalsheep.demon.co.uk, web-site: www.nationalsheep.org.uk

An organisation bringing technical knowledge to producers, and also representing their views and opinions on sheep issues at every political level within the UK and Europe. Details of membership will be available.

Sheep Breed Societies

There will be a number of breed societies as listed, providing details of pedigree flock owners for those interested in purchasing stock, or simply to offer advice for those interested in these breeds. Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders Association; British Texel Sheep Society; Charollais Sheep Society; Cymru Breeding Services; Dorset Horn/Poll Dorset Sheep Breeders Association; Eppynt Hill & Beulah Speckled Face Sheep Society; Jacob Sheep Society; Lleyn Sheep Society; The Moredun Foundation; National Sheep Association; Sheep and Goat Health Schemes; Shetland Sheep Breeders Group; Shropshire Sheep Breeders Association; Suffolk Sheep Society; Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association; Veterinary Laboratories Agency; and Wiltshire Horn Sheep Society.

NatWest Bank plc 23

Agricultural Office, Ground Floor, National Westminster House, 73a Commercial Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 5NX. Tel: 01793 422891, fax: 01793 422892, mobile: 07780 670482, e-mail: agricultural.office@natwest.com, web-site: www.natwest.com

NatWest remains at the heart of British agriculture as a leading bank for farm business. Our agricultural managers look forward to meeting you on our stand to discuss our competitive and flexible finance products.

NIAB 117

Huntingdon Road Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0LE. Tel: 01223 276381, fax: 01223 277602, e-mail: info@niab.com, web-site: www.niab.com

Leading UK organisation in the development and understanding of plant genetic resources. Offering crop testing, laboratory, R&D and information services to individuals and organisations throughout the food chain.

NOAH (National Office of 103

Animal Health)

3 Crossfield Chambers, Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7HF. Tel: 0208 367 3131, fax: 0208 363 1155, e-mail: noah@noah.co.uk, web-site: www.noah.co.uk

NOAH represents the UK animal medicine industry whose aim is to provide safe, effective, quality medicines for the treatment and welfare of all animals.

Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust 44

East Holme Farm, Maresfield, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3AY. Tel: 01825 762928, fax: 01825 768820, e-mail: nfst@farmline.com, web-site: www.nuffieldscholar.org.uk

Nuffield Scholarships enable the study of topics of great interest to the industry, usually by making visits to businesses, research centres and others in the UK and abroad.

OmniStar BV 14

Dillenburgsingel 69, Leidschendam, 2263 HW, Netherlands. Tel: 00 31 703 17 0900, fax: 00 31 703 17 0919, mobile: 00 31 65 16 10982, e-mail: dgps@omnistar.nl, web-site: www.omnistar.nl

OmniStar is market leader in providing high accuracy DGPS correction data via satellite channels, and is a pioneer in the design and development of differential GPS positioning technology for agriculture.

Organic Farmers & Growers 80

Elim Centre, Lancaster Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 3LE. Tel: 01743 440512, fax: 01743 461441, e-mail: info@organicfarmers.uk.com, web-site: www.organicfarmers.uk.com

The practical body for organic certification.

Organic Focus sponsored by Tesco 77

National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 024 7669 6969, fax: 024 7669 6900, e-mail: info@rase.org.uk, web-site: www.rase.org.uk

A RASE collaboration with members of the Tesco Centre for Organic Agriculture who will advise on current organic research programmes and the organic food production at Newcastle University. Information on other training opportunities will also be available.

Patchwork Technology 26

PO Box 35, Pontypool, Gwent, NP4 8YR. Tel: 01495 759515, fax: 01495 759818, e-mail: mail@patchwork.co.uk, web-site: www.patchwork.co.uk

Patchwork are the leading European suppliers of professional GIS software for precision farm. Also software development for the Palm handheld computer. Many solutions for data gathering and traceability.

Pear Technology Services 35

24 First Avenue, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 2QN. Tel: 023 9249 9689, fax: 023 9278 7207, e-mail: enquire@peartechnology.co.uk, web-site: www.peartechnology.co.uk

Software for crop recording, mapping and agronomy. Major new mapping and crop management products will be on show for the first time.

Profi International 15

Goblands Farm, Court Lane, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 0EB. Tel: 01732 852383, fax: 01732 852488, e-mail: reader@profi.com, web-site: www.profi.com

Independent tests and reports help readers make informed decisions about farm machinery while keeping them up-to-date with all the industry changes.

Promar International 66

Westmere Drive, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6ZY. Tel: 01270 536670, web-site: www.promar-international.com

The leading provider of marketing information and consultancy to businesses spanning the food chain. Specialising in small to medium size rural enterprises.

Quality Livestock 100A/B

Production – an RASE Feature

Royal Agricultural Society of England, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 024 7669 6969, fax: 024 7669 6900, e-mail: info@rase.org.uk, web-site: www.rase.org.uk

The Society is pleased to demonstrate how the results of livestock research can be used to improve product quality. The exhibit features a wide range of projects with key researchers available to help you interpret the results to maximise the impact on your business.

Carcass quality – Are you producing what your customer wants? Discuss the effects of management and breeding on the carcass quality of extensively reared table birds, longwool and hill sheep, suckler cows and pigs.

Meat quality – Meat composition and flavour is becoming increasingly important. Discover how to produce "healthier" beef and lamb, control pigmeat quality by short term nutrition and genetics and how to improve the eating quality of extensively reared table birds.

Milk quality – Improve milk price by feeding cows to optimise milk composition. Learn how to feed your cows more efficiently, discuss the latest research to improve cheese yields and find out how to produce healthier milk and milk products.

Meeting quality standards – Consumers are becoming more and more demanding. Ensure you are ready to meet this challenge. Do your production methods meet the highest possible hygienic quality, traceability, welfare and environmental standards?

RB209 and Manner 119

c/o ADAS Boxworth, Boxworth, Cambridge, CB3 8NN. e-mail: agriknowledge@adas.co.uk, web-site: www.agriknowledge.co.uk

ADAS demonstrating: the MANNER decision support system which predicts the fertiliser nitrogen value of an organic manure application; the industry standard RB209 Fertiliser Recommendations (all crops and grassland).

Research & Development 78

Feature sponsored by Eprinex

National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 024 7669 6969, fax: 024 7669 6900, e-mail: info@rase.org.uk, web-site: www.rase.org.uk

A RASE feature showcasing the latest research information from the UKs leading universities. Research topics include parasitology, the impact of foot-and-mouth on rural businesses, high genetic merit dairy cows and improving farm animal health. Universities are as follows: CEDAR – ADAS Reading University; University of Bristol; University of Newcastle; and University of Warwick

Roslin Institute 110

Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9PS. Tel: 0131 527 4200, fax: 0131 440 0434, e-mail: info@roslin.ac.uk, web-site: www.roslin.ac.uk

The major UK centre for research on molecular and quantitative genetics of livestock species with major programmes on animal production and animal welfare.

Royal Agricultural Society of England 7

NAC, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 024 7669 6969, fax: 024 7669 6900, e-mail: info@rase.org.uk, web-site: rase.org.uk

The Royal Agricultural Society of England aims to play a leading role in the development of British agriculture and a vibrant rural economy through the uptake of good science, the promotion of best practice and participation in high level debate. The encouragement of education on rural issues and the social welfare of rural communities are also key areas of activity in helping meet the Societys overall objectives.

Royal Association of British 93

Dairy Farmers

Dairy House, 60 Kenilworth Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 6JX. Tel: 01926 887477, fax: 01926 887585, e-mail: office@rabdf.co.uk, web-site: www.rabdf.co.uk

RABDF represents the interests of specialist dairy farmers and allied service industries. Main interests include the Dairy Events, the annual Malvern Dairy Conference and liaison/representation with key organisations and government.

The Royal Bank Of Scotland 22

Agricultural Servicves, The Younger Building, PO Box 20000, 3 Red Heughs Avenue, Edinburgh, EH12 9RB. Tel: 0131 523 2227, fax: 0131 523 6037, e-mail: jimmy.mclean@rbs.co.uk, web-site: www.rbs.co.uk

The Royal Bank of Scotland have supported agriculture for almost 300 years. Speak to one of their dedicated Business Relationship Managers, or call free on 0800 521 607 to arrange an informal meeting.

RSPCAs Freedom Food 60

Wilberforce Way, Southwater, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 7WN. Tel: 0870 7540 014, fax: 0870 7530 015, e-mail: freedom_food@rspca.org.uk, web-site: www.freedomfood.co.uk

The RSPCAs farm animal welfare assurance scheme. Visit our stand to find out about our working agreements with some of the UKs national farm assurance schemes, offering combined inspections with one charge.

Rural Business Centre at 46

Myerscough College

Myerscough Hall, St Michaels Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY. Tel: 01995 642255, fax: 01995 642245, e-mail: dhall@myerscough.ac.uk, web-site: www.myerscough.ac.uk

The Rural Business Centre supports rural development within the region. The need is for an integrated approach to education, training and business support within the rural community.

Samworth Brothers 85

Chetwode House, Leicester Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1GA. Tel: 01664 414500, fax: 01664 414501, web-site: www.samworthbrothers.co.uk

Samworth Brothers are proud to support British agriculture because quality is a way of life for our business.

Shearwell Data 102

Putham Farm, Wheddon Cross, Cutcombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7AS. Tel: 01643 841611, fax: 01643 841628, e-mail: sales@shearwell.co.uk, web-site: www.shearwell.co.uk

Leading the field in animal identification Shearwell Data is working with other major organisations to bring together a national livestock management database that will allow an exchange of information to benefit the whole industry.

Sheep and Goat Health Schemes 83

PO Box 5557, Inverness, Inverness-shire, IV2 4YT. Tel: 01463 226995, fax: 01463 711103, e-mail: sghs@ed.sac.ac.uk

SGHS operates in partnership with vets and flockmasters to test flocks and monitor shows and sales to provide a source of sheep from accredited flocks and herds free from Meadi Visna/Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis, and Enzootic Abortion.

Shetland Sheep Breeders Group 83

Bartiestown, Hethersgill, Carlisle, Cumbria. CA6 6JB. Tel: 01228 577374, fax: 01461 600664.

Shropshire Sheep Breeders 83


Turnpike Farm, The Turnpike, Carleton Rode, Norwich, NR16 1NL. Tel: 01531 670439, fax: 01531 670439, e-mail: shropshire_sheep@hotmail.com

Silsoe Research Institute 30/106

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HS. Tel: 01525 860000, fax: 01525 860156, e-mail: edwina.holden@bbsrc.ac.uk, web-site: www.sri.bbsrc.ac.uk

Silsoe Research Institute will present aspects of research work relating to the improved management of both arable and livestock production systems. Precision farming studies aim to establish management options to account for variation within a field. The results of a project to monitor the health of cows by automatic breath sampling and analysis.

Sinclair McGill 91

c/o Advanta Seeds UK, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7HA. Tel: 01529 304511, fax: 01529 303908, e-mail: sinclairmcgill@advantaseeds.co.uk, web-site: www.sinclairmcgill.com

Select a top quality ley from the comprehensive Sinclair McGill range and you will have a firm foundation on which to build your future production of grazed and conserved grass.

Smiths Gore 3

12 Little College Street, London, SW1P 3SH. Tel: 020 7222 4054, fax: 020 7222 7115, e-mail: london@smithsgore.co.uk, web-site: www.smithsgore.co.uk

Countrywide property consultants providing a comprehensive range of services including estate and farm management, forestry, conservation, valuations, sales, purchases, architecture, building surveying, development, planning and commercial.

The Soil Association 58

Bristol House, 40-56 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6BY. Tel: 0117 987 4586, fax: 0117 925 2504, web-site: www.soilassociation.org

The Soil Associations technical staff will be available throughout the event to provide information and advice on all aspects of organic agriculture, horticulture, conversion, certification and market opportunities.

South Devon Herd Book Society 84

Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DJ. Tel: 01392 447494, fax: 01392 447495.

SOYL – Precision Farming 27

Red Shute Mill, Hermitage, Newbury, Berkshire, RG18 9QU. Tel: 01635 204190, fax: 01635 201625, e-mail: info@soyl.co.uk, web-site: www.soyl.co.uk

Complete precision farming products, services and advice to improve your farm profitability.

Suffolk Sheep Society 83

The Sheep Centre, Blackmore Park Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6PH. Tel: 01684 893366, fax: 01684 893390.

Sum-It Computer Systems 41

Samuel House, Chinnor Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3NU. Tel: 01844 213003, fax: 01844 214722, e-mail: sales@sum-it.co.uk, web-site: www.sum-it.co.uk

The premier agricultural software company for practical, on-farm integrated computer solutions.

Swaledale Sheep Breeders 83


2 Skelton Hall, Marske, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 7NE. Tel: 01748 850280, fax: 01748 850280.

Taming the Technology 36

– Cyber Café

NAC, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 02476 696969, fax: 02476 696900, e-mail: info@rase.org.uk, web-site: www.rase.org.uk

An RASE, BCMS, and IAgSA collaboration providing down to earth, impartial advice on key aspects of internet use. Demonstrations of on-line IACS, also bring your CTS on-line user ID and password, and log on to the BCMS web-site live.

Tenant Farmers Association 6

7 Brewery Court, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5AJ. Tel: 0118 930 6130, fax: 0118 930 3424, e-mail: tfa@tenant-farmers.org.uk, web-site: www.tenant-farmers.org.uk

Founded in 1981, the only organisation dedicated to the agricultural tenanted sector.

Thales LandStar 34

Thales House, Kirkton Drive, Pitmedden Industrial Estate, Dyce, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB21 0BG. Tel: 01224 794200, fax: 01224 794280, e-mail: info@thales-tracs.com, web-site: www.landstar-dgps.com

Thales Landstar provides ultimate precision GPS to the precision farming industry offering highly reliable sub-metre accuracies.

Trade Partners UK – Department 45

for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – United Nations Industrial Development Organisation UK

TPUK, 3 Priestley Wharf, Holt Street, Aston Science Park, Birmingham, B7 4BN. Tel: 0121 380 3665, fax: 0121 380 3577, e-mail: philippadavid@advantagewm.co.uk, web-site: www.tradepartners.gov.uk

TPUK, DEFRA and UNIDO UK provide support and services to UK companies in the Agro-Food industry to assist them in developing business and partnerships in overseas markets.

University of Bristol 78

Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Langford House, Langford, Bristol, Avon, BS40 5DU. Tel: 0117 928 9418, fax: 0117 928 9582, e-mail: gerald.c.coles@bristol.ac.uk

Parasites are important diseases of farm animals controlled with chemicals. Resistance is developing to these chemicals and this may affect animal production and welfare. The need for research into resistance management is stressed.

University of Newcastle 78

Department of AE&FM, Faculty of Agriculture & Biological Science, Claremont Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 7RU. Tel: 0191 222 6900, fax: 0191 222 6720, e-mail: naefm2@popin.ncl.ac.uk, web-site: www.ncl.ac.uk(university)

The Departments focus in teaching and research is on agricultural policy, marketing, developing economies and rural development.

University Of Warwick 78

Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV4 7AL. Tel: 024 765 23797, fax: 024 765 24619, e-mail: laura.green@warwick.ac.uk, web-site: www.warwick.ac.uk

Prevention is better than cure – improving farm animal health.

Veterinary Laboratories Agency 83

Epidemiology Department, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 3NB. Tel: 01932 357775, e-mail: r.d.eglin@vla.defra.gsi.gov.uk

Veterinary Laboratories Agency – Scrapie Epidemiology Group. Information on VLA projects to study the scrapie disease and provide advice to farmers. The unit is currently recruiting volunteer farms to assist in a research project which aims to develop understanding of scrapie and how it works. General advice on the disease and genotyping will be available.

Veterinary Laboratories 104

Agency (VLA) – Weybridge

Epidemiology Department, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 3NB. Tel: 01932 357577, fax: 01932 349983, web-site: defra.gov.uk/vla

The Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA), Epidemiology department will be present with a number of stands covering several diseases, including bovine TB, scrapie and food-borne infections such as E.coli and salmonella.

Volac International 107

Volac House, Orwell, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5QX. Tel: 01223 208021, fax: 01223 207629, e-mail: enquirie@volac.com, web-site: www.volac.com

Volac Alkalage – system approach embracing crop agronomy, harvesting, preservation and usage to produce a revolutionary, high energy, protein enriched home-grown cereal based feed.

Wiltshire Horn Sheep Society 83

Fairwater Farm, Hawkchurch, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5XB. Tel: 01297 678539, fax: 01297 678539

Womens Food & Farming Union 61

WFU National Office, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. Tel: 02476 693171, fax: 02476 693181, e-mail: suearcherwfu@mail.com, web-site: www.wfu.org.uk

WFU acts as a catalyst promoting the exchange of ideas between the producers, the food industry and the consumers and encourages children to understand food and farming through Farming in the Classroom.

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