Efficiency and profitability a focus for EBLEX conference

Efficiency and profitability a focus for EBLEX conference

EBLEX has announced that efficiency and profitability when producing high quality beef and lamb for domestic and export markets will come under the spotlight at its annual conference this November.

The event, which is free to to attend for EBLEX levy payers will be held at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire on 4th November.

Several topics will be covered, including a presentation on the retailer perspective on current market conditions by Duncan Sinclair, agriculture manager for Waitrose.

Dr Phil Hadley

Dr Phil Hadley: “Our annual conference is a fixture in the industry calendar.”

Other areas of focus and discussion will include the impact of China, banking and financing in the livestock sector, and creating change through improved relationships in farming.

EBLEX sector director Nick Allen will give an overview of the outlook for beef and lamb, while Shropshire farmer and EBLEX board member James Evans will highlight the challenges facing beef production.

Dr Phil Hadley, EBLEX southern senior regional manager and conference organiser, said: “Our annual conference is a fixture in the industry calendar. It provides the ideal forum for farmers, processors and other industry stakeholders to meet with the EBLEX team to discuss the key issues facing the industry and examine potential future opportunities.”

Question and answer sessions will also be included, with EBLEX staff on hand to discuss technical issues and demonstrate other aspects of the organisation’s work.

Places can be reserved by phoning 0870 608 6610 or e-mail conference2014@eblex.ahdb.org.uk.

For more information visit the Annual Conference section of the EBLEX website.


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