As the UK has been on lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic many organisations, including the NSA have offered support and training through online platforms such as webinars, virtual events and podcasts.
Please find below NSA's most recent webinars featuring industry partners and experts. We hope you find the content of value.
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In addition to those featured below, NSA also partnered with The Moredun Institue and Elanco to deliver a webinar on sustainable parasite control back in July 2020. This webinar was recorded by Elanco and features on their own website here.
Achieiving optimal performance in your flock - recorded during NSA's Virtual celebration of sheep - Breeding the best, August 2020
Join NSA and levy board representatives for this interesting webinar featuring Dan Phipps, Farmer and Chairman of NSA Eastern Region Committee discussing an on farm approach to optimising performance, Ed Brant, AHDB, giving an overview of RamCompare and John Richards, HCC, outlining the Hill Ram Improvements scheme.
The importance of quarantine - procedures for when you get your sheep home. Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health
Join NSA and industry representatives for this interesting webinar. The webinar features Kevin Harrison, Farmer, SCOPS Chairman and NSA English Committee Chairman discussing a farmers practical approach to quarantine, Beth Wells, Moredun Institute, giving guidance on general biosecurity and disease control and Matt Colston, Elanco with quarantine tips.
Enzootic abortion. The risks and costs with Fiona Lovatt, Flock Health Ltd. Sponsored by CEVA Animal Health
Join Fiona Lovatt from Flock Health Ltd for a webinar discussing what abortion can cost, at what rate is it a problem and how can it be managed?
Rams, understanding the genetics you’re working with and MOT sponsored by AHDB
Rams, understanding the genetics you’re working with and the importance of ram MOT
Succession planning on the farm: A comprehensive webinar for sheep farmers - Recorded September 2020
Join NSA with Rural Solicitors Roythornes to explore the complicated world of succession planning. The webinar examines the different options for succession and offers advice and guidance for those wishing to make plans.
Chaired by Julie Robinson, Partner at Roythornes, attendees hear from Lisa Millington, tax/succession planning expert, Tim Russ, succession dispute specialist, and Catherine Sanderson, NSA Next Generation Ambassador, who shares hers and her families experiences of succession planning.