First annual UAS/UFU/CAFRE joint arable conference

The CAFRE/UAS/UFU Organising Committee for the Arable Conference at Greenmount Campus on 15 January 2013. (L to R  back row  Charles Kilpatrick (CAFRE), Gerard McDaid (CAFRE), Robin Bolton (CAFRE), John Best (UFU), Adrian Quinn (CAFRE). Front row  Eric Long (CAFRE), Patricia Erwin (UFU), Allan Chambers (UAS).

The CAFRE/UAS/UFU Organising Committee for the Arable Conference at Greenmount Campus on 15 January 2013. (L to R  back row  Charles Kilpatrick (CAFRE), Gerard McDaid (CAFRE), Robin Bolton (CAFRE), John Best (UFU), Adrian Quinn (CAFRE). Front row  Eric Long (CAFRE), Patricia Erwin (UFU), Allan Chambers (UAS).

FOLLOWING on from the success of the UFU/CAFRE Cereal Conference and the UAS Arable conference in January and February 2012 a new joint conference will be held in January 2013.

The first CAFRE/UAS/UFU Joint Annual Arable Conference will be held at Greenmount Campus, Antrim.

Interest in cereal production has been on-the-rise in the recent years due to higher grain prices. However, to make a profit, a considerable amount of technical competence and business acumen is required. This conference will cover both areas. Top industry experts from the UK and Ireland will cover a range of topics, such as, plant breeding, fertiliser efficiency, achieving consistent high yields, business management and precision farming, to name but a few. Those who attend will undoubtedly be in a much better position to gain more from their existing or prospective cereal enterprises.

 

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