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LIC Conference 2019
16 Oct 2019
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire

LIC Pasture to Profit Conference 2019

16 October Stoneleigh

LIC has chosen Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF) to help frame the Pasture to Profit Conference 2019. LUDF demonstrates responsible profitable dairy farming within NZ, having executed profitable system change under enforced environmental restriction. We believe they have a strong message to deliver to farmers worldwide, one which is achievable by leading and progressive farmers.

An informed line-up of UK farmers and speakers will support LUDF by presenting their own strategies and knowledge as to how you can adapt and ensure long term sustainable profitability under changing environmental pressures. Further speakers will be added to the confirmed panels listed below.

Morning Session 1: Production Systems – where can we find the extra 10%?

Systems, soils, grass and cows

  • Ron Pellow – National Manager Farms, AgResearch NZ, changes in LUDF production systems
  • Dr Elizabeth Stockdale – Head of Farming Systems at National Institute of Agriculture Botany
  • Dr Tim Byrne – Managing Director at ABACUSBIO Ltd

Morning Session 2:  What tools turn Grass and Milk into Profit?

Monitoring, Benchmarking and Lean Management

  • Ron Pellow – Profitability through System Change
  • Euryn Jones – Regional Agricultural Director HSBC
  • David Homer – Chisbury Lane Farm, Wiltshire
  • Dr George Fisher - Independent consultant, George Fisher Consulting

Afternoon Session 1: Are you ready to ride the Legislative Wave

Understanding where environmental regulation may impact you

  •  Ron Pellow – Our Why – Demonstrating Industry Responsibility
  • Paul Tompkins – Southacre Farm; Yorkshire
  • Grace Whitlow – AHDB
Afternoon Session 2: Ideas on Herd Improvement within a TB herd  
For those travelling, the LIC Pasture to Profit Conference will be preceded by a farm walk on the afternoon of Tuesday 15 at 2pm, and will be  followed by our pre-Conference networking dinner with guest speaker former All Black Zinzan Brook at 7.30pm.

Attendance at the farm walk is free of charge, with the event showcasing the very latest in New Zealand agri-technology with support from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) demonstrating farm system changes that promote sustainability, profitability and ease of management. 

All tickets are limited, with preference for dinner tickets given to those attending the full-day conference.

Further details and tickets for our Conference are available at Eventbrite

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