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The Future of UK Farming

This conference will set out and debate the opportunities and consequences for farmers in a post-Brexit environment.
When Apr 27, 2018 11:00 AM to
Apr 28, 2018 05:00 PM
Where Fir Farm, Gloucestershire
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Throughout the programme, we will explore how we can design food systems which are profitable for farmers, whilst at the same time enhancing the environment and public health. We will also discuss growing consumer demands for local, traceable food and how all farmers can adapt to keep up with this market.

We will hear from some of the leading figures and voices in the field including:

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Minette Batters, NFU
  • Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm
  • Joel Williams, Integrated Soils
  • Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School
  • Kim Wilkie, Landscape architect
  • Caroline Grindrod, Primal Meats
  • Adrian Dolby, The Buccleuch Estates
  • Andrew Sells, Natural England
  • Ben Pugh, Farmdrop
  • Rob Havard, Havard & Co Organic Farms

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