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Dairy Calf rearing event at Harper Adams
November 9, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hosted by the School of Sustainable Food and Farming (SSFF) at Harper Adams, this industry-focussed knowledge exchange event will identify aspects of calf rearing that farmers still need help with; what needs to be done to make progress; and offer support and encouragement to bring about meaningful change.
Welcome and introduction. Dr Philip Robinson, Harper Adams University
Unlocking the potential of calves and youngstock: Have we misplaced the key? Dr Laura Palczynski, Innovation for Agriculture
Meeting or missing targets? Meeting the challenges head-on. Dr Emma Bleach, Harper Adams University
Practical calf housing and management. Dr Robert Hyde, University of Nottingham
Unlocking the future – Embracing the change. Karen Halton, Halton Farms, Cheshire
Working with those caring for calves – a Danish view. Dr Mette Vaarst, Aarhus University, Denmark
Farm tours (optional – must choose at registration)
To find out more, and to book your place, click here.