The final meeting of the Borders monitor farm will take place on 29 January, 2020
The upcoming meeting will highlight the significant changes the Mitchell Family have made over the three-year project to their farm enterprises to improve profitability and efficiency. Starting with tea and coffee at 10.30am, the meeting at Whitriggs Farm near Denholm, will also discuss the achievements and benefits of the programme to the Monitor Farm as well as the local community.
At the final meeting, QMS Chair, Kate Rowell will talk about her time as a monitor farmer, her experience since finishing the programme and the positive effect it has had on her farming business. Attendees will also have the chance to hear from Oliver McEntryre, Head of Agriculture at Barclays Bank, who will discuss setting a vision for the future. Dr Paul Thomas from Plantation Systems will speak on carbon.
Lunch will be provided at Cross Keys, Denholm. The meeting is expected to finish by 3pm.
All are welcome and the event is free.
For further information and to book your place (and lunch) please contact facilitator Fergus Younger on 07771 966649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org