Two-day residential workshops

Are you aged 35 or under and looking to continue your personal and career development?

Then join NSA as we launch an exciting series of five two-day residential workshops this summer providing a fantastic opportunity to meet with like minded young sheep farmers whilst benefitting from talks from industry experts and visits to forward thinking sheep farms.

Each two-day event is themed differently meaning that a wide range of topics can be covered reaching out to as wider audience as possible.

Find out more about each event below and book your place today:

 

NSA two-day workshop Northern Ireland – Making the most of your grassland

Monday 29th to Tuesday 30th July 2019

Greenmount College, County Antrim, BT41 4PS

  • Join NSA and industry experts from AFBI, CAFRE, the Irish Farmers Journal and more to learn more about grassland management.
  • Take part in farm visits each day to view how two Northern Irish farmers are making the most of their grassland to ensure profitable lamb production.
  • One nights accommodation at Greenmount College included as well as all food.
  • Free transfers from Belfast International airport available.
  • All transport to farm visits included.
  • Free goodie bag.
  • Free NSA event T shirt.

£70 NSA members £90 non NSA members (plus refundable £20 security deposit)

 

NSA two-day workshop Cirencester, Gloucestershire – Managing flock health

Tuesday 6th to Wednesday 7th August 2019

Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS

  • Join NSA and industry experts from AHDB, Moredun Institite, Flock Health and independent sheep consultant Lesley Stubbings to hear about how to implement an effective flock health plan, including disease and parasite control .
  • Take part in farm visits each day including a visit to the farm of Farmers Guardian Sheep farmer of the year 2018.
  • One nights accommodation at Royal Agricultural University included as well as all food.
  • All transport to farm visits included.
  • Free goodie bag.
  • Free NSA event T shirt.

£70 NSA members £90 non NSA members  (plus refundable £20 security deposit)

 

NSA two-day workshop South Wales – The sheepmeat supply chain

Monday 19th to Tuesday 20th August 2019

Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP

  • Join NSA and industry experts from HCC, LAA and Dunbia to learn more about the sheep meat supply chain including the options for liveweight, deadweight and direct sales and optimising profit.
  • Take part in farm visits each day to view how two young Welsh farmers (NSA Next Generation Ambassadors) are involved in family farms in South Wales.
  • One nights accommodation at Swansea University included as well as all food.
  • All transport to farm visits included.
  • Free goodie bag.
  • Free NSA event T shirt.

£70 NSA members £90 non NSA members (plus refundable £20 security deposit)

 

NSA two-day workshop Peak District – Getting started in the sheep industry

Tuesday 17th to Wednesday 18th September 2019

Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6TQ

  • Join NSA and industry experts from CAAV, British Wool and more to discuss various options for young people looking to work in the sheep industry.
  • Take part in farm visits each day to view examples of different options available to young shepherds either working as an employed shepherd or securing their own tenancy.
  • One nights accommodation at 4* Lee Wood Hotel included as well as all food.
  • All transport to farm visits included.
  • Free goodie bag.
  • Free NSA event T shirt.

£90 NSA members £110 non NSA members (plus refundable £20 security deposit)

 

NSA two-day workshop Scottish Borders– Profitable lamb production

Thursday 26th to Friday 27th September 2019

Barony Castle Hotel, Peebles, EH45 8QW

  • Join NSA and industry experts from QMS, Signet and more to discuss methods for improving efficiencies on farm to ensure profitable lamb production.
  • Take part in farm visits each day to view successful sheep farming enterprises, including the farm of NSA Scottish Region Chairman Jen Craig.
  • One nights accommodation at 4* Barony Castle Hotel included as well as all food.
  • All transport to farm visits included.
  • Free goodie bag.
  • Free NSA event T shirt.

£90 NSA members £110 non NSA members (plus refundable £20 security deposit)

 

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