UK Dairy Day Seminars

The UK Dairy Day 2021 seminars and industry panels held at UK Dairy Day on Wednesday 15th September at Telford was sponsored by Harper Adams University.



Title & Speaker


SEMINAR: Transition Dairy Cow, her needs and wants!
Presented by Owen Atkinson, Bio-Energy Ingredients Ltd
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PANEL: Future Dairy Export
CHAIR:  Tom Bradshaw, NFU Vice President
John Giles – Promar International, Divisional Director, Lucy Randolph, AHDB; Michael Oakes, NFU Dairy Board; Sarah Appleby, Appleby’s Cheese


SEMINAR: Investigating factors that influence the transition period: A regional study.
Presented by Emma Redfern, Harper Adams University, PHD Student
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PANEL: Future Farming with Climate Change
CHAIR:  Tim Gue, Farmer
Tom Gill, Promar International; Graham Wilkinson, Arla; Dr Jude Capper, Harper Adams University; Tim Downes, OMSCO & Organic Dairy Farmer


SEMINAR: Improving Dairy Cow Fertility
Presented by Dr Cliff Lister, Caltech Crystalyx
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PANEL: Future Farming without Subsidies
CHAIR:  Phil Halhead, MD of Norbreck Genetics
Tom Bradshaw, NFU; John Allen, Kite Consulting; Steve Dunkley, AHDB; John Powell, Defra


SEMINAR: Dairy Farm Equipment Support: Professionalism in the industry
Presented by John Baines, Chair & Technical Adviser of Milking Equipment Association 
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PANEL: Future Dairy Markets
CHAIR: Hugh Pocock, Cultura Recruitment
Paul Flanagan, AHDB, Chris Walkland, Market Analyst; David Booth, Marks & Spencer;
Gemma Smale-Rowland, NFU Board Member & Dairy Farmer


2021 Seminar Zone Sponsor - Harper Adams University

Set on a 635-hectare farm, Harper Adams is the UK’s leading specialist university tackling the future development of the world’s food production, animal sciences, engineering, land management and sustainable business. With a reputation for excellence and innovation, the campus offers state-of-the-art facilities and courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong learners.