NSA Breakfast Club - The farmer's role: A morning discussion to inspire support for Love Lamb Week
- 4th August 2021
More details to be announced.
NSA Breakfast Club
- 1st September 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.
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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.
Tents and Trees - two diversification options for sheep farmers
With so many routes open to sheep farmers considering diversification, NSA hosted this lunchtime webinar looking at two completely different options – tourist accommodation and carbon offsetting.
Pushing production or prioritising the environment: an early morning debate on balancing the role of permanent pasture
April’s NSA Breakfast Club webinar generated an informative discussion on a very important subject to the sheep industry – the role of permanent pasture.
Accessing a growing market: an early morning farmers' guide to halal sheep meat
This NSA Breakfast Club webinar focused on practical tips for farmers to understand and access the halal market and was not a discussion on the controversial subject of stun vs non-stun halal slaughter.
The return of Dolly? An early morning exploration of sheep gene editing
Thomas Carrick, NSA Northern Region Chair opened with the background behind NSA delving deep into the controversial subject of genetics, explaining that Defra have released a consultation aimed at changing the regulation on genetic technologies in England and Wales in light of our exit from previous EU restrictions.
Regenerative farming vs Rewilding: A discussion on sheep in the environment
NSA Chief Executive, Phil Stocker hosted the fifth NSA Breakfast Club webinar which hosted panel members consisting of Chair of Natural England, Tony Juniper, Natural England Head of Agricultural Policy Geoff Sansome, NSA Chairman Dan Phipps and NSA Northern Region Chairman Thomas Carrick. T
A shepherd's overseas adventure: a morning report from two NSA travel bursary recipients
https://www.nationalsheep.org.uk/events/reports/30859/nsa-breakfast-club-a-shepherds-overseas-adventure-a-morning-report-from-two-nsa-travel-bursary-recipients/With people not travelling much further than the end of their farm tracks at the moment, there was a welcome international feel to the NSA Breakfast Club this morning (Wednesday 10th February).
Young sheep farmers Marie Prebble and Charlie Beaty talked webinar attendees through the overseas trips they made in late 2019 and early 2020 as part of the NSA Samuel Wharry Memorial Award (SWMA) for the Next Generation. The two won the award on the strength of their research topics, spending time on international travel and pulling together meaningful reports on their findings.