Wednesday 10th May 2017  

Cairnhead Farm, Ainstable, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 9RP

This Farm Open Day will focus on 'Training and Development' and is hosted by Robert Craig.

Find out more about developing people and the training opportunities available within the dairy industry at our upcoming farm walk.

Programme for the day:

10.30am – Registration

11.00am - Welcome by RABDF

11.10am – Introduction by host farmer, Robert Craig

11.20am – Farm walk commences (individual talk stations situated around the farm)

  •  Cairnhead management trainee scheme with travel to NZ – Robert Craig/George Brown/Shaun Mckay
  • Requirements for a leading and sustainable future dairy industry– Mark North, Nestlé and Ian Critchley, First Milk
  • The value of knowledge transfer through discussion groups and benchmarking – Bess Jowsey, LIC Pasture to Profit Consultant
  • Opportunities and resources for further development – Adam Wardrop, SRUC (TBC)

13.15pm – Round up by host farmer

13.30pm – Lunch (complimentary for RABDF members)


Please note:  This event is free for RABDF members, any members wishing to attend the day can email their interest to or call 02476 639 317.

There will be a small charge of £7 for other attendees (£10, cash only on the day), who can buy tickets below: