Mar
10
5:30 AM05:30

Uk Dairy Expo

Harrison & Hetherington have announced the return of their national dairy showcase, Borderway UK Dairy Expo, which will take place at the Borderway Exhibition Centre, in Carlisle, on 10 March 2018. 

The Expo, which is now in its seventh year and sponsored by Holstein UK, CIS, Clydesdale Bank, Carrs Billington, Farmers Guardian and Norbrook, is now a firm fixture in the dairy industry calendar. It attracts some of the finest dairy cattle in the UK and high profile international judges, as well as leading industry exhibitors. Companies who are interested in attending can download the trade stand application forms on line from the Harrison and Hetherington web site.

The Expo has grown to be a major dairy sector event, offering the latest developments in dairy practices, breeding, genetics and equipment and technology.  As it takes place early March, when producers are considering management plans for the year ahead, many visitors attend from across the UK and Europe. 

It has also established itself as a significant showcase for British dairy genetics and highlights the quality of stock that the UK has to offer. Last year, the star of the show was the mature Holstein, Peak Goldwyn Rhapsody exhibited by Yasmin Bradbury of the Derbyshire based Peak herd, and crowned Champion of Champions. Her daughter Milliedale Dusk Rhapsody was also awarded third in the mature Holstein class; the first time that mother and daughter have been in the final three in any class at the event.  The Jersey breed also excelled at the event in 2017 with the Champion, Bluegrass Vindications Harp exhibited by the Fleming family, with CJ Henning and K Agnew receiving their 3rd Championship titles at Borderway UK Dairy Expo.  

Commenting on next year’s event, Event Organiser and Operations Director at Harrison & Hetherington, David Pritchard said: 

“With over 7000 visitors last year, the Dairy Expo has proved itself to be a leading UK event for all modern dairy farmers. It offers a tremendous opportunity to see the latest technical updates and developments and discuss relevant industry issues with industry specialists.  

 “With plans firmly underway for our seventh event in March 2018, we are looking forward to yet again announcing another fantastic line up of well renowned judges and exhibitors.

During the event, The John Dennison Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognises the dairy cattle breeder or exhibitor judged to be a high achiever and excellent role model within the dairy industry, will also be presented.  The award is in memory of the life time industry contribution made by Cumbrian dairy farmer and highly regarded breeder, John Dennison.  Former recipients have included Mike Miller of Shanael Holsteins, John Gribbon, Sammy McCormick, of the Hilltara Holsteins, Alister Laird of Blyth Bridge, Peebleshire.  The award was presented to Mark Nutsford owner of the Riverdane Holstein herd in 2017.  

“We are delighted that Borderway UK Dairy Expo has in such a short space of time become a such a tremendous showcase for the dairy industry; with world class dairy cattle, innovative products and highly professional and knowledgeable experts. I encourage everyone to attend to see what the sector has to offer,” concludes David.

The livestock schedule and entry forms will soon be available to download online or by contacting the Harrison & Hetherington Event Office on 01228 406 230.

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Apr
12
to Apr 14

Zambia Agri-Tech

Chisamba, Zambia (50km north of capital Lusaka). For further information on attending this event or accessing TAP grunt funding, please contact Jelena Duza jelena.duza@mobile.trade.gov.uk or Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk

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May
24
to May 25

Beef Expo

National Beef Association Beef Expo, Shrewsbury, UK. Farm Tours 24th, Expo 25th. For further information on overseas visitors attending this event within a UK-funded Inward Mission, please contact Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk

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Jun
6
to Jun 8

World Pork Expo

Des Moines, Iowa, USA. For further information on exhibiting at the show including access to TAP (Trade Access Programme) grant funding please contact Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk or Chris Jackson exports@uktag.co.uk

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Jul
4
to Jul 6

Indo Livestock

Jakarta, Indonesia. For further information on exhibiting at the show including access to TAP (Trade Access Programme) grant funding please contact Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk or Chris Jackson exports@uktag.co.uk

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Jul
18
12:00 PM12:00

Sheep Event

National Sheep Association's biennial event at Malvern, UK. Farm tours 17th, expo 18th. For further information on overseas visitors attending this event within a UK-funded Inward Mission, please contact Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk

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Sep
17
to Sep 19

VIV China

For further information on exhibiting at the show including access to TAP (Trade Access Programme) grant funding please contact Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk or Chris Jackson exports@uktag.co.uk

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Sep
18
to Sep 20

Ploughing Match, ROI

Tullamore, Republic of Ireland. For further information on exhibiting at the show including access to TAP (Trade Access Programme) grant funding please contact John Fleming on 07768468634 or Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk or Chris Jackson exports@uktag.co.uk

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Oct
17
to Oct 19

VietStock

Saigon, Vietnam. For further information on exhibiting at the show including access to TAP (Trade Access Programme) grant funding please contact Chris Jackson exports@uktag.co.uk

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Oct
31
to Nov 4

Indagra

Bucharest, Romania. It is anticipated that British livestock will again be on show within the UK pavilion (see News section for report and pictures on the 2017 event). For further information on exhibiting at the show please contact Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk. 

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Nov
15
to Nov 18

EuroTier

Hanover, Germany. It is anticipated that British livestock and genetics will again be on show within the UK stand. For further information on exhibiting at the show please contact Richard Saunders richardsaunders1965@yahoo.co.uk

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Nov
15
4:00 AM04:00

AgriScot

The UK’s No 1 Farm Business Event.

AgriScot, now widely regarded as one of the premier events in UK agriculture, continues to develop its appeal to all sectors of the industry…both to the trade and to a wide cross section of farmers eager to seek out the products, services, advice and information necessary for their farming businesses.

Those seeking answers to the myriad of questions on their own circumstances will find them at The Farm Business Event where the best commercial and technical advice is on offer.

The Lowland Hall is the Country’s largest winter display of machinery where visitors will be able to view the latest developments in farm hardware and technology…from the latest tractors to equipment for both arable and livestock farms.  AgriScot now encompasses four exhibition Halls including the most recent addition; The Upland Hall, which helps to offer visitors an even greater range of products and services.

Add in competitions for aspiring young agricultural professionals, silage and new products, business seminars, technical demonstrations and over 240 trade stands exhibiting a wide variety of products, services and advice covering every aspect of agriculture and it’s easy to see that AgriScot is the place to be if you are in the business of farming.

AgriScot will take place on Wednesday 15 November 2017.

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Oct
25
to Oct 27

KazFarm/KazAgro

For the seventh year, Astana in Kazakhstan becomes a meeting place for the world's leading farmers. More than 1,000 delegates from the «KazAgro / KazFarm» International Exhibition of Agriculturefrom around the world will gather in the capital's exhibition center to share experiences, discuss cooperation and demonstrate Kazakhstani agricultural producers, and their innovations. Please contact the international exhibition company “Expo Group” LLP for further information.

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Oct
25
to Oct 29

Indagra & CarnExpo

The British Livestock Genetics Consortium (BLG) & AHDB (Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board) are lending their support to stands at INDAGRA & CARNEXPO promoting British meat and livestock respectively to export markets. The leading agricultural event in Romania, the 22nd edition of INDAGRA takes place between the 25th and 29th of October 2017, in Romexpo Exhibition Centre, Bucharest, Romania. CARNEXPO, the largest meat industry exhibition in south-eastern Europe, takes place simultaneously at Romexpo having merged with INDAGRA FOOD, the international trade fair for the food industry. See www.indagra.ro & www.carnexpo.ro. Please contact Richard Saunders for further information about attending on 07901768904.

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Oct
18
7:30 AM07:30

Dairy Business & Policy Conference

The inaugural conference, held in conjunction with The Trehane Trust, will focus on the UK dairy industry post-Brexit.  

The high profile line up of speakers will talk about the potential effects Brexit could have on UK dairy farmers from different industry perspectives.  The day will aim to elevate the discussion beyond the obvious challenges and look at opportunities to reshape the industry.

Ticket Prices

RABDF member tickets - £50
Farmer tickets - £75
Corporate member tickets - 1 free ticket, additional tickets £112 (maximum of 3 per company)
Supply trade tickets - £150

RABDF

024 76 639317 

office@rabdf.co.uk  www.rabdf.co.uk

 

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Sep
19
to Sep 21

Irish National Ploughing Championship

Europe's largest outdoor agricultural show will be held near Tullamore, to the west of Dublin, again in 2017. For the last couple of years there has been a 'British Livestock' stand supported by AHDB & British Livestock Genetics Consortium. Please contact John Fleming john@fleming2.plus.com for further details.

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Sep
13
6:30 AM06:30

UK Dairy Day

UK Dairy Day 2017 takes place 8am-5.30pm at The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH. UK Dairy Day 2017 is free to attend and features over 300 dairy businesses, cattle show including The National Holstein Show and The National Ayrshire Show, seminars and practical demonstrations. 

The dairy industry event was launched in 2014 following feedback from dairy farmers and the industry requiring a dedicated one-day event at a time of year when plans and decisions are being made for the winter. The event is in its 4th year and last year attracted 7,740 visitors, an 8.9% increase in the 2015 exhibitors of 7,112. The event brings together all facets of the dairy industry – farmers, students, breeders, geneticists, vets, feed merchants, dairy equipment suppliers and milk buyers as well as professional service providers, charities, and colleges. For anyone connected to the dairy industry, it’s the event of the year; an opportunity to network, share knowledge, learn and, most importantly, do business. UK Dairy Day is fortunate to have support from across the industry, with various businesses investing in sponsorship opportunities. Principal Partners returning to the 2017 event are Cogent Breeding, NWF Agriculture, Eprinex, Barclays and Holstein UK. The event hosts The National Holstein Show and The National Ayrshire Show along with classes for Brown Swiss, Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey breeds. UK Dairy Day is Dairy Pro accredited for three points Livestock Production Systems (LP), Business Management (BM) and Personal Development (PD) and will feature a CPD Knowledge Trail for visitors to gain at least 12 Dairy Pro points.

For more information email: info@ukdairyday.co.uk or visit www.ukdairyday.co.uk

 

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Sep
6
to Sep 17

Uruguay Expo Prado Rural

DIT (Department of Industry & Trade) and the British Embassy Montevideo are gathering expressions of interest from UK companies wishing to participate in this event. Contact ExpoPrado@fco.gov.uk or Henry Lewis h.lewis@hotmail.co.uk.

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