NSA provides regular, free webinars (including the popular NSA Breakfast Club series) on pertinent issues and best practice within the sector.
Though NSA’s webinars are open to all with an interest, they are only made possible thanks to support from NSA members. NSA kindly asks that if you enjoy the webinars, you please become a member.
An early morning focus on the current legislation around sheep worrying by dogs and the potential for change #LeadOn
Part of NSA's 2021 Sheep worrying by dogs campaign - #LeadOn this NSA Breakfast Club webinar includes a detailed summary of NSA's 2021 Sheep Worrying Survey results by NSA Chief Executive Phil Stocker.
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