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Livestock Event: The Open Forums

14 June 2016

UK - Farmers will be able question industry influencers at two Open Forums sessions hosted by Barclays at the Livestock Event, held at The NEC on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July.

UK Agriculture is the theme of the first day with a panel featuring RABDF chairman and farmer, Mike King; NFU deputy president, Minette Batters; Ian Potter Associates’ Ian Potter and TFA chief executive, George Dunn.

Day two will focus on the EU Vote – Implications of the Outcome with RABDF president, Lord Curry of Kirkharle; NFU president, Meurig Raymond; UKTI Agri-Tech specialist, Clive Blacker and RABDF vice chairman, farmer and cheese producer, Peter Alvis.

Both sessions have been organised by Barclays and will be chaired by its national agricultural strategy director, Oliver McEntyre.

Event director, Matt Knight commented: “We are pleased to be able to add to the event two Open Forums which will provide all livestock farmers with the opportunity to bring their questions and in return hear industry influencers’ responses.”

Barclays agricultural strategy director, Oliver McEntyre said: “We look forward to welcoming farmers to our stand and hearing their views on the issues affecting agriculture.”

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