Women in Agriculture: Business, Brexit and Covid-19

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Women in Agriculture: Business, Brexit and Covid-19

We are delighted to announce the return of our Women in Agriculture evening events. Join us as we lead the conversation on the need for diversification within the industry and hear from the leading experts on the impact that Covid -19 and Brexit has had on agriculture in Northern Ireland.

Meet the speakers:

Emily McGowan - ‘Emily is a Harper Adams University graduate, mixed farmer and business owner of Millbank Farm Shop. The family farm consists of high welfare poultry, sheep and vegetables.  Millbank Farm Shop is the farms first direct-to-consumer business which opened in June 2019. The ethos is to welcome customers to a friendly shopping experience while providing traceable produce. The farm has also been successful in winning  the Waitrose Future Proofing Awards 2020 and McDonalds Farm of the year 2020. Emily will share her story of farm diversification and trading through COVID – 19.
 
Jenny Brunton - Jenny is Senior European Policy Advisor at the British Agriculture Bureau (BAB), where her role is to represent and champion the views of the UK Farming Unions in Brussels and ensure that the implications of decisions on British farming are heard in the EU decision making process.
 
She hails from Balmonth Farm, a family beef, sheep and arable farm near St Andrews, Scotland. She is passionate about food and farming education, and encouraging young people to consider careers in rural vocations. Jenny is also a past chair of the local young farmers’ club.
 
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February 23 2021
Women in Agriculture: Business, Brexit and Covid-19
Time:

19.00 - 20.00

Charge:

Members: £0 +vat
Non members: £20 +vat

Venue

Online

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