Know Your Future Market Forum

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KUHN Farm Machinery (UK) Ltd

Stafford Park 7


Shropshire, United Kingdom

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                                  Agri-business for the next generation

                           NFYFC’s Agriculture and Rural Issues Steering Group (AGRI) invites you to:

"Have your voice heard in future British agricultural policy decisions at this free YFC forum"

                                                                 Supported by Defra


10.00 am   Register, tea/coffee

10.30 am   Introduction - NFYFC AGRI - The Challenge Ahead        

10:45 am   Tom Rawson - Evolution Farming

                     Clarke Willis - Anglia Farmers

                     Adam Quinney - AHDB

11.15 am     What I need to help grow my business

                    Jock Muirhead, YFC          Sheep farmer

                    Russell Carrington, YFC   From YFC to business enterprise - Pasture for Life

                    Dr Steve Webster              Crowd-source funding, future funding and matching service

                    Anthony Davison                Big Barn Co-operative   

                    Food co-operative – it does exist. Lessons to learn:

consumers spend around £120b at supermarkets every year including £6b online 80% of these people say they would rather buy local 

12.00 pm     Facilitated workshops (dicussion to feed into NFYFC policy survey)

 1.30 pm      Lunch

 2.00 pm      NFYFC AGRI - What’s on offer?

Savills/WMG        Principles of business

Doug Jackson       News of Smart Farming plans for pilot training and guide - Savills

Prof Jan Godsell    By Skype - News of Supply Chain training pilot - WMG, University of Warwick

 UKTI                    *Finding new markets

West Mids e-commerce      Market analysis team members     Upcoming markets     E-commerce    Highlighting the ‘premium product’

Alison Rickett          Fresh Start Land Partnerships Service (Matching service)

Angela Simkins       Farm 491 - a new £5.5 million agritech at the Royal Agricultural 

                                   University - Incubate Your Business

Adam Quinney/Sarah Palmer         Henry Plumb Foundation         Mentoring and funding

2.45 pm                    Policy Discussion     Facilitated Q & A     Summary

5.00 pm                   Tea & Depart – or continue the discussion and supper at local pub

                                                     AGRI sponsored by KUHN

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