Held by the TB Advisory Service (TBAS), this years conference is called ‘A collaborative approach towards a TB free future'. The conference will provide an opportunity to look at the TB Eradication Scheme for England, the collaborative work that has taken place over the last 10 years and the plan for the next 15.
What to expect
The conference will be opened by Defra Minister of State Lord Benyon, who will be joined by industry leaders, stakeholders and experts who will provide updates on achievements, policy, research and practice. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the latest developments, ask questions and help shape the future work of TB eradication.
"Our ambition remains to achieve a TB-free England by 2038, while maintaining and enhancing a thriving livestock and dairy sector."
NFU Deputy President Tom Bradshaw
Speakers at the event
NFU Deputy President Tom Bradshaw will be joining a panel discussion Q&A session on the morning and NFU Cymru Deputy President Abi Reader will be providing the closing summary for the event. You will also be able to hear from NFU staff and members who will be speaking about their experiences of collaboration locally.
NFU Deputy President
The home farm is based around arable production but has also diversified into equestrian and renewables.
Tom has represented the NFU from Local Branch Chairman through to Chair of the National Combinable Crops Board.
- Animal health and welfare including bTB
- Climate change and net zero
- Water and air issues
- Clean air strategy
- Workforce supply and training
- Farm assurance and labelling
- Food safety
- Animal ID and movements
NFU Cymru Deputy President
Goldsland Farm is home to 200 milking cows, 150 sheep, 90 beef cattle and 120 acres of arable. Abi is a co-founder of Cows on Tour, an Open Farm Sunday host and a former NFU Cymru Wales Woman Farmer of the Year.