Breeding Healthy Food in a Hungry World27 December 2013
UK - Breeding Healthy Food in a Hungry World is the theme of a packed programme for the annual British Cattle Conference.
The two-and-a-half day event begins from 20-22 January begins with a beef workshop on Monday afternoon.
Tuesday’s programme focuses on beef, with a parallel dairy workshop held in the afternoon, while Wednesday is ‘dairy day.’
Throughout the conference, leaders in the field will highlight the changing demands for milk and meat. They will provide an insight into how the British cattle breeding industry is preparing to rise to the challenge of delivering a healthy diet to a growing global population.
“Our 2014 Conference theme reflects the challenges faced by cattle breeders of today and we have a wide range of speakers, including internationally-renowned geneticists, breeding specialists and nutritionists,” said BCBC chairman, Neil Darwent.
“We also have a number of forward-thinking dairy and beef producers, who will outline how their businesses are run and present their views on how they see the future.
“There will be plenty of time for delegates to network at the Conference and catch up with other industry representatives. While there is no requirement to join the BCBC to attend, members are eligible for a discounted attendance fee.”
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