NSA Breakfast Club - Accessing a growing market: an early morning farmers' guide to halal sheep meat
- 3rd March 2021
More details to be announced.
NSA Breakfast Club - Pushing production or prioritising the environment: an early morning debate on the role of permanent pasture
- 7th April 2021
NSA Breakfast Club Webinars will now take place on the first Wednesday of every month.
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 and AgriWebb: Getting Started with Technology
This webinar was recorded as part of NSA's October 2020 Virtual Celebration of Sheep Farming. Join NSA and Josh Brock from ArgiWebb for an introduction to AgriWebb's software and advice on getting started with technology.
NSA and ForFarmers: The Importance of Hitting the Lamb Market at the Right Time
This webinar was recorded as part of NSA's Virtual Celebration of Sheep Farming in October 2020. Join NSA and James Hague from ForFarmers in a discussion on the importance of correct nutrition throughout the sheep farming year.
NSA and Rumenco: Supplementing Forage
This webinar was recorded as part of NSA's Virtual Celebration of Sheep Farming in October 2020. Join NSA and Rumenco to discuss how feeding blocks and buckets can provide an efficient return on investment.
NSA and AHDB: Principles of Feeding Sheep
This webinar was recorded as part of NSA's Virtual Celebration of Sheep Farming in October 2020. Join NSA and AHDB to discuss the principles of feeding sheep with Nerys Wright.
NSA and Moredun Foundation 'Iceberg Diseases' webinar - recorded May 2020
In spring 2020 we had planned to travel the country to deliver a series of roadshow meetings in relation to Iceberg diseases in sheep, in association with our close partners the Moredun Foundation and the SRUCs Premium Sheep and Goat Health Scheme. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 putting paid to these plans, we have tried something that we have never done before, webinars. We held three webinars in May, on approaches to reducing the risks and losses from ‘Iceberg’ diseases. All the meetings were the same format and this a recording of one of them for you to listen back to.
NSA 'Getting started in sheep farming' webinar - recorded June 2020
NSA aimed this webinar at a younger audience looking to get started in sheep farming. We were pleased to be joined by four excellent speakers explaining the opportunities available when starting out in the sheep industry; John Fyall an experienced Agricultural Valuer and former NSA Scottish Region Chairman, Adriana Vaux from the Tenant Farmers Association and two of 2020's Next Generation Ambassador group Amy Jo Reid and Dylan Laws.
The webinar discussed:
- How to set up a business plan and what should be included
- Top tips on what to do and what not to do when first starting out
- Managing a work/life balance
- Personal attributes needed and when to know your limits