National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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17 May 2016

NFYFC will be joining the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) stand at the National Sheep Association’s Sheep Event, Malvern on July 27.  This continues the longstanding association between NFYFC and BWMB and we look forward to welcoming YFC members and visitors.

Up-to-date BWMB information is now available for commentators of sheep/shearing sections at agricultural shows, YFC events and general interest.

17 May 2016


Don’t forget to book your place for the forthcoming Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) June livestock precision farming events in Devon, Nottingham and Lancashire. 
Discuss current industry challenges and opportunities and find out more about precision farming, including data management and decision making, for your current or future business.

Follow the links to book your place at the following venues:

Devon

7 June Westpoint, Exeter

Westpoint Centre (Devon) Ltd, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DJ

Newark and Notts

8 June Newark Showground

Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY

Myerscough

9 June Myerscough College, Lancashire

Myerscough College Main Campus, St Michaels Road, Bilsborrow, Preston PR3 0RY

Programme

10.00 am              Arrival and refreshments

10.30 am              Welcome and Introductions

11.00 am              Industry Challenges and Opportunities

11.20 am              Data Management, Key Performance Indicators and Decision Making for Your Business

11.50am               What is Precision Livestock Farming?

12.15 pm              Lunch and networking

12.45pm               The afternoon session will cover the following:

  • ·         Imaging Technology
  • ·         Body Temperature Technology
  • ·         Movement Sensors
  • ·         Electronic Identification and GPS
  • ·         Analysis including Genomics

2.45 pm                Top Tips for Investing in Precision Technologies

3.00 pm                Close and Networking

 

* Comfort breaks will be available between all sessions.

* The day is informal with plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion throughout the day.


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