LIC Pasture to Profit Conference

LIC Pasture to Profit Conference

Beyond the Trough 

Thursday 10th November 2016

Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester WR3 8ZE


LIC welcome you to join us as we bring together a group of exceptional speakers from the premier grazing regions of the world ….

                                       UK, Ireland & New Zealand

                                                                                      ....for the 2016 Pasture to Profit Conference

Registration will commense at 7.30am ready for a prompt start at 8.30am.

The conference will conclude at 5.30pm followed by optional networking dinner including motivational guest speaker.


Morning Session 1: World View & Market Price Fluctuations

  • Sean Rickard – Independent Economist
  • Euryn Jones – HSBC Bank
  • Graham Wilkinson – Arla

 Morning Session 2: Farmer Panel – Business Resilience

  • Mat Pilkington – Autumn Block Calving
  • Malcolm Fewster – Family owner/operator
  • Di Wastenage – Multiple units
  • Geoff Sayers – Organic multiple units

Afternoon Session 1: The People Space

  • Nolliag Heffernan – HR Specialist - Retain & Manage Staff

Breakout sessions: choose 3 of 4 options

1.       Joyce Voogt – The Greatest Impact on Repro Performance is People

2.       Joe Leonard – Stress Management

3.       Nolliag Heffernan – Practical session: Retain & Manage Staff

4.       Bess Jowsey – UK CFP data Trends of Profitable Systems        

Afternoon Session 2: Science Snapshots

  • Karen Bond - Johnes Disease
  • Marion Beecher - Building Management Capabilities
  • Liz Genever - Soil Nitrate Sensors
  • Francis Dunne - Grass Mixture trials NZ vs. UK varieties
  • Joyce Voogt - NZ Heifer research


Delegate Package: £130pp

Optional 3 Course Networking Dinner: £25pp

Nb. Any overnight accommodation required must be booked by the delegate


Full on-line payment with credit card or Paypal

if you would prefer to pay over the phone or by BACS please contact BGS office tel: 01270 616464


Event Date: Thu, 10/11/2016
Event Time: 7.30am - 5.30pm


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