NFU23: NFU Conference – Feeding a Changing World

21 – 22 February 2023

ICC, Birmingham

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Save the date NFU Conference 21-22 Feb

The biggest event in the farming calendar – NFU Conference – returns to the ICC in Birmingham on 21-22 February. 

You can hear from leaders in the political, farming and business spheres at this year's event, with a jam-packed agenda which will look ahead to feeding a changing world.

What's on the programme?

Day one: Tuesday 21 February

Opening address
Minette Batters, NFU President

Political keynote
The Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Delivering growth in a changing world
Tony Danker, Director-General, CBI


Political keynote
The Rt Hon Sir Keir Starmer MP, Leader of HM Official Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party

Food security in a changing world
Prof. Tim Benton, Research Director, Emerging Risks; Director, Environment and Society Programme, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House


Commodity sessions

  • Question Time: Dairy in a changing world
  • Livestock - Markets and margins, where might 2023 take us
  • Linking policy to crop health opportunities
  • Securing the future of the UK Horticulture and Potatoes industry: a strategy for stability, investment and growth
  • Strengthening business resilience in the poultry sector
  • Sugar Beet- What can Gene Editing do for us?

Including ‘Meurig Raymond’ awards and after dinner speaker

Day two: Wednesday 22 February

Building business resilience
Ash Amirahmadi OBE, Managing Director, Arla Foods UK
Assad Malic, Chief Communications and Sustainability Officer, Greene King

Sector roadmaps

Climate-friendly farming
Member case studies

Closing address
Minette Batters, NFU President


Annual General Meeting

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Event details
Start Date
21 February 2023 at 10:15
End Date
22 February 2023 at 14:00

ICC, Birmingham