A New Zealand study tour will take a group of individuals on a trip of a lifetime to progress their careers with the hope that, in turn, they will be able to help safeguard the future of the UK agricultural industry post Brexit.
Over 170 companies have confirmed for Dairy-Tech within four weeks of the show launching its stand sales. Leading industry names have shown their support of the event in the form of sponsorship and stand space. After a hugely successful inaugural show earlier this year the 2019 event will continue at Stoneleigh Park on Wednesday 6 February.
With Dairy-Tech undoubtedly crowning a year of success for the RABDF since their relaunch, plans for a second event have been confirmed, with stand sales launching earlier this week. The 2019 show will continue at Stoneleigh Park and will take place on Wednesday 6 February.
Patrick Denny, a final year student from Harper Adams University, was crowned this year’s RABDF Dairy Student Award winner after beating four others in the final round at the Farmers Club, London. He was presented with a £1,000 cash prize and trophy provided by competition sponsor Mole Valley Farmers.
Jonathan Bryer of Bridgwater and Taunton College, Francesca Mansfield of Aberystwyth University and Penny Stewart of The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies have been crowned the winners of the 2018 RABDF Farm Health Management Awards.
Brothers, Chris and Rich Norman, and their team from The Leen, Pembridge, Herefordshire have won the NMR RABDF Gold Cup 2017. Runner-up and recipient of the NMR Silver Salver is James Tomlinson, parents David and Sheila and wife Eleanor, from Bilsborrow, Lancashire.
UK cattle, sheep and pig sectors are teaming up during February to promote the ‘liquid gold’ properties of colostrum in reducing the need for antibiotics in farm animals and improving their lifetime performance.