Sheep farming ‘The Welsh Way’ – meeting the challenge of sustainability. An NSA Cymru / Wales Region webinar
- 18th May 2021
NSA Cymru /Wales Region invites you to a breakfast webinar looking at meeting the challenge of sustainability.
NSA Breakfast Club webinar - It's more than just carbon: a morning review of sustainability assessments
- 2nd June 2021
More details to be announced.
NSA Breakfast Club
- 7th July 2021
More details to be announced.
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.
As a charitable, membership organisation NSA strives to deliver up to date useful information to support and aid the development of its members' sheep farming enterprises. If you are not an NSA member we would encourage you to consider an annual subscription to NSA to support our important work as the voice for the UK sheep sector. Membership, of course, also delivers a whole host of benefits to the sheep farmer, including our popular members only magazine. Find out more at www.nationalsheep.org.uk/membership.
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.
NSA Breakfast Club - A united approach? A morning briefing on post-Brexit approaches in the four UK nations
NSA Chairman Dan Phipps was joined by representatives from all four UK nations in NSA's third Breakfast Club Webinar.
Janet Hughes from Defra, Ian Stevenson from LMC, John Kerr from Scottish Government, and James Owen from Walsh Government all summarised the future approaches that will be taken in each region regarding agricultural transition plans and future payment schemes.
NSA Breakfast Club - Going it alone: A morning debate on the future trade of UK sheepmeat
The second of NSA's Breakfast Club webinar series featured a great selection of panellists all discussing the future trade of UK sheepmeat.
Phil Hadley from AHDB outlined the current market situation and trends over the past year, while Mike Gooding from Farmers First went on to consider the UK's position within global markets and the realities of trading in export markets. Finally Ben O'Brien from Beef + Lamb New Zealand outlined how New Zealand found success in exports.
NSA Breakfast Club - Forging ahead: a morning meeting with Defra's Victoria Prentis
The first of NSA's Breakfast Club featured Defra Minister Victoria Prentis. The Minister started by giving an update on the current situation and her vision for the future of UK sheep farming. This was followed by an interesting and valuable discussion amongst herself, NSA CEO Phil Stocker, and NSA Chairman Bryan Griffiths touching on a broad range of topics including ELMs, red tape resulting from Brexit, and support schemes. The webinar was received by a large audience and meant many questions and topics addressed came from attendees throughout the session.
The impact of Brexit on the UK's pedigree breed societies
Join this important webinar, hosted by the National Sheep Association (NSA) on behalf of pedigree livestock breed societies in the UK, and supported by Defra. The webinar discusses Britain’s final departure from the EU, its impact on livestock breed societies, and future trade in breeding stock. Recorded November 2020.
NSA and British Wool: The Current Wool Market Situation
This webinar was recorded as part of NSA's October 2020 Virtual Celebration of Sheep Farming. Graham Clark, Director of Marketing for British Wool joined NSA for the final webinar of NSA's October series.
NSA and Carrs Billington: Interpretation of Forage Analysis and Feed Labelling
This webinar was recorded as part of NSA's October 2020 Virtual Celebration of Sheep Farming. Paul Mardell and Dr Ruth Lawson from Carrs Billington join NSA's webinar series to share their knowledge of the role of homegrown forage as well as feed.