Down to Earth Speaker Programme

Wednesday 3rd July | David Craven, Grosvenor Farms, Aldford, Cheshire
Main StageTalk Stations

Main Stage

10:00 am & 1:30 pm
IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID CRAVEN, CHARLIE STEER & JOHN GILLILAND

Hosted by David Christensen, Dairy and Beef Farmer

10:20 am & 1:50 pm
GROSVENOR FARMS – THE COMMERCIAL PICTURE

Mark Roach, Managing Director, Grosvenor Farms

10:40 am & 2:10 pm
PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO REDUCE DAIRY EMISSIONS – A FOCUS ON METHANE

Adrian Packington, Bovaer Project

11:00 am & 2:30 pm
ACHIEVING THE DELIVERABLES OF A MILK CONTRACT WITH A HIGH INPUT HOUSED SYSTEM

Richard Collins, Head of Agriculture, Muller & Thomas Atkins, Agricultural Manager, Dairy and Beef, Tesco

11:30 am & 3:00 pm
SUSTAINABLE FARMING INCENTIVE – YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Edward Earnshaw, Just Farm

12:00 pm & 3:30 pm
SUSTAINABLE FARMING AND PRACTICAL FEEDING AS A RESULT OF THE CHANGE IN CLIMATE

Hayley Campbell-Gibbons, Maimie French – Kite consulting

12:30 pm
LIVE PODCAST, HOSTED BY KITE CONSULTING

Talk Stations

TALK 1

11:00AM, 12:30PM & 2:00PM

TO BE CONFIRMED

Dr Felicity Crotty, Principal Consultant Agriculture and Land and BGS Trustee

TALK 2

11:00AM, 12:30PM & 2:00PM

RENEWABLE ENERGY: THE POSSIBILITIES AND ITS PLACE IN A COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE

Charles Bowyer, Business Development Manager & Trisha Toop, Delivery Director, UK Agri-Tech Centre

TALK 3

11:00AM, 12:30PM & 2:00PM

THE IMPACT OF GENETIC SELECTION ON OUTPUT AND EFFICIENCY AT GROSVENOR FARMS

Sion Parry, Cogent

ECOFEED AND THE ROLE IT PLAYS IN THE DAIRY AND BEEF INDUSTRY

Dr Jody Edmunds