AGM 2020

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Listen to the first of two podcasts recorded at NFU Scotland’s two day Conference, AGM and Annual Dinner earlier this month

President Andrew McCornick is the subject in the first of two podcasts recorded at NFU Scotland’s two day Conference, AGM and Annual Dinner earlier this month

The first episode - which is out now and can be listened to at www.on-farm.co.uk or downloaded from the Apple Podcast app and Spotify - focusses around the key subjects on everyone’s lips at this year’s AGM including seasonal workers, climate change, veganism, geese and many more.

Instructions for listening - Listening to the OnFARM podcast is easy.  From any computer or device you can visit www.on-farm.co.uk and either click Listen Now or scroll to listen to whichever episode you choose. You can also click on the Apple or Spotify logos on the website to listen on either channel. If you have an iPhone, simply find the inbuilt Apple Podcasts app and search OnFARM to listen. Android users can download the Spotify app and listen in the same way.

What was on our AGM and conference programme agenda?

Thursday 6 February 2020


09:30 – 10:15        Registration followed by tea/coffee - sponsored by ATV Services

10:15 – 10:50        AGM

Welcome, auditors report, re-appointment of auditors, CEO Report

10:50 – 11:20        Presidential Address

11:20 – 12:30        What do we want from future trade agreements between the UK & Europe and the UK & the rest of the World

Karen Betts, Chief Executive – Scotch Whisky Association
Héloïse Pestel – French Agricultural Counsellor for the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Netherlands
Geoff Ogle, CEO - Food Standards Scotland

12:30 – 13:30        Lunch – sponsored by ATV Services

13:30 – 14:30        Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions from farming

Nigel Miller (former NFUS President) & Mike Robinson (Chief Executive
Royal Scottish Geographical Society) - co-chairs of the Farming for 1.5 Degrees group

14:30 – 15:15        How UK Government Policy affects Scottish Farming

Douglas Ross

15:15 – 15:45        Tea/coffee interval - sponsored by ATV Services

15:45 – 16:15        This is what I do to make suckler beef profitable

Duncan Morrison

16:15 – 16:45        This is what I do to make cereal production profitable

Clive Bailye

18:00 – 19:00        Drinks Reception – sponsored by Diageo

19:00 – 22:30        Dinner and presentation of the Flame, Ambassador & Miskelly Awards


Friday 7 February 2020


08:45 – 09:00        Election of Vice President

09:00 – 09:30        Question & Answer Session with NFUS Committee Chairs – part 1

Ian Sands, Combinable Crops Chair
Jimmy Ireland, Livestock Chair
Robert Macdonald, LFA Chair
John Smith, Milk Chair

09:30 – 10:00        Question & Answer Session with NFUS Committee Chairs – part 2

Angus Macfadyen, ELU Chair
James Porter, Horticulture Chair
Jamie Smart, Legal & Technical Chair
Jamie Wyllie, Pigs & Poultry Chair

10:00 - 10:45        New Technology for today’s farms

Tony Waterhouse - virtual fencing
Sam Watson Jones – Small Robot Company

10:45 – 11:15        Tea/coffee interval - sponsored by ATV Services

11:15 – 12:15        Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing MSP

12:30                    Close with lunch – sponsored by ATV Services



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