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NFU Conference has Sights Set on Future of Farming

20 January 2016, at 6:00am

UK - Leading lights from the farming sector are set to come together for the National Farmers’ Union Annual Conference next month under the theme ‘Backing the Future of British Farming’.

The NFU 2016 conference is taking place at the ICC in Birmingham on February 23-24 and includes a key note speech from the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Liz Truss MP, as well as speakers from the world of banking, farming and horticulture. The hugely important EU referendum will be debated on the second day of conference.

NFU President Meurig Raymond said he was delighted to introduce a lineup of world class speakers at the event. He said: “This year, the NFU will focus on providing sustainable solutions for improving the future for Britain’s farmers.

“The last 12 months have been difficult for farmers and growers and we are pleased to be able to focus on the areas of growth in the coming year and how we can help strengthen an already resilient industry.”

For full details of this year’s speakers and workshops please visit the NFU’s conference web hub www.nfuonline.com/news/nfu-conference-2016.

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