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Future Farming Expo Scotland confirms speakers for the event

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Future Farming Expo Scotland confirms speakers for the event

The organizers of Future Farming Expo Scotland have released the line-up of speakers for the event – ​​which takes place from October 10-11, 2023.

The free-to-attend event will be held at Aberdeen’s P&J Live venue with speakers covering topics across eight ‘hubs’ chosen to spark discussion and provide practical solutions for farmers.

The eight hubs are: business and personal resilience; carbon and soils; arable; livestock; renewables and energy; diversification; horticulture and vertical farming; and robotics.

The confirmed line-up of speakers for the event include:

  • Adam Christie, managing director – Scottish Agronomy;
  • Ailbhe Palmer, national sales manager – Sykes Holiday Cottages;
  • Carol McLaren, chief executive – Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI);
  • Cammy Wilson, farmer and influencer – The Sheep Game;
  • Clive Blacker, Precision agriculture specialist;
  • Dr. Harry Kamilaris, senior business development consultant, Agricarbon UK;
  • John Scott, flesh – Farmstrong;
  • Josh Riddet, chief executive – Easy Crypto Hunter;
  • Jane Craigie, founder – Jane Craigie Marketing;
  • Jim Booth, head of co-operative development – OSAS;
  • Liz Bowles, chief executive – Farm Carbon Toolkit;
  • Lyn White, forestry and farming development officer – Scottish Forestry;
  • Mark Horler, chair, and Johnny Stormonth-Darling, technical director – UK Urban AgriTech;
  • Nathan Critchlow-Watton, head of water and planning – Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA);
  • Neil White, Borders arable farmer and strip till specialist – Greenknowe Farm;
  • Niels Corfield – independent farm advisor;
  • Peter Cook, head of food, drink and agriculture team – Opportunity North East (ONE);
  • Rachael Ramsey, head of science and research – Agrecalc;
  • Robert Young, partner – EQ Accountants.

Centered around a series of in-depth panel sessions and practical speakers, and featuring over 70 exhibitors, the Future Farming Expo aims to cover an extensive range of topics within the overarching hubs.

The debate and discussion sessions will afford “ample time” for Q&As with speakers, allowing the chance to ask questions relevant to visitors’ own situations, organizers said.

Event producer of the Future Farming Expo, Cheryl Waterman, said: “This event is unique in that attendees will not be sitting through a series of lectures – participation and discussion are core elements of what we seek to achieve with the Future Farming Expo.

“Guests will go home with practical advice from sector experts with lived experience in their fields, feeling inspired and positive about tackling the challenges in farming.

“The sessions will be forward-thinking with a focus on actionable tips that people take to make their business more successful.”

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