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The H&H Land & Estates Seminars

H&H LAND & ESTATES SEMINARS: “Focus on the Future”

A new and exciting addition to Agri-Expo 2021 are the H&H Land & Estates Seminars with the theme “Focus on the Future”.  The open forums will feature leading rural industry figures plus members of the H&H team. All sessions will be interactive with Q&A sessions.  We are firming up the speakers and although currently finalising our programme, the seminar format will be as follows:

10.30 – 11.30am | UK Livestock Trading:  Where Are We Headed?

Chair: Chris Dodds, Executive Secretary, Livestock Auctioneers Association

Speakers:

  • Neil Shand, CEO National Beef Association
  • Phil Stocker, CEO, National Sheep Association

This seminar will feature principal figures from the livestock industry; debating what the future holds for livestock prices and market demands, in light of free trade deals and societal changes.

12.00 – 1.00pm | A Young Farmers Special – Maximising Opportunity
Chair: Special Guest, details to be announced nearer the time

Speakers:

  • Emma Gray, Shepherdess with her Husband and Fireman Ewan Irvine
  • Tom Vickers, Weardale Young Farmer and Northern Native Produce
  • Robbie Tuer, Cumbria YFC Northern District Chairman

The future of our British agricultural industry are our young farmers.  This seminar is specifically targeting at young farmers and new entrants to the industry.  The audience will hear from passionate young farmers, who themselves are positive for the future of the sector.

2.00 – 2.45pm | The Future of Rural Support Schemes
Chair: Tim Sedgewick, Associate Director at H&H Land & Estates

Speakers:

  • John Hustler, DEFRA Policy Advisor
  • Emma Smith, Chartered Surveyor at H&H Land & Estates

Vast changes to how farm income support is delivered are underway.  This seminar will inform the audience of the specific changes and opportunities ahead from a schemes and grants point of view. 

~~ The Seminars will be held in Ring 4, adjacent to the main concourse ~~