Soils, resilience and profitability – Open meeting


The UFU Environment committee is hosting a free open meeting for all farmers, and anyone interested, in learning more about farming practices that can improve the environment while at the same time building resilience into farm businesses and increasing profitability on 20th September at the Glenavon Hotel at 7.30pm.

Speakers at the open meeting include Dr John Bailey, AFBI; Professor Jim McAdam, AFBI; and Dr Réamaí Mathers, Greenpine Consultants/ Woodland Trust. The three speakers will cover the economic benefits of soil testing on farmed grassland and benefits of agroforestry - how it can extend the grazing system and increase profitability.


7.30pm - Start

7.45pm - Welcome and Introductions (Wilbert Mayne UFU Environment Committee & Victor Chestnutt (UFU DP)

7.50pm – Dr Jim McAdam (AFBI)

8.20pm – Prof John Bailey – (AFBI)

8.50pm – Tea & coffee

9.00pm – Dr Reamai Mathers (Greenpine Consultants/Woodland Trust)

9.30pm – Q&A

10.00pm Close


Pictured: UFU Environment Committee to host open meeting 20th September 2018 at 7.30pm