The announcement of the first ever Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award winner brought delegates flocking to this year’s Women in Dairy Conference (Wednesday 20 September) making it the most successful yet.
The first ever Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award has seen an unprecedented number of nominations with Cornish dairy farmer and NFU group chair Bridget Whell, livestock sustainability consultant Jude Capper and 2016 Devon county woman farmer of the year Nicky Lockyer announced as the finalists.
Do you know someone who connects with the dairy industry and the public? Do they inspire you and others? Do they share their experience and knowledge? Then why not nominate them for the brand new Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award.
Insights into the current global milk market and accessing finance are just two of the topics at this year’s Women in Dairy conference on 20th September at Sixways Stadium, Worcester, delivered by a stellar line-up including CEO of First Milk Shelagh Hancock and head of agriculture at the Co-op Ciara Gorst.
Resilience in Adversity is the theme of the second annual Women in Dairy conference, to be staged at Sixways Stadium, Worcester on Wednesday 28 September. A high profile line up of speakers will be sharing some of their solutions to managing the raft of challenges within the sector.
Delegates to the inaugural Women in Dairying conference staged at Worcester, on 9 September were reminded they had a vital role to play in promoting the industry and were well positioned to take this up. They connected and shared and were also inspired by other dairy farmers’ experiences.
Women in Dairy, a new national platform for networking and knowledge transfer has been launched jointly by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers and Promar International a Genus plc company, and supported by DairyCo.