Women in Agriculture Conference

Join us for the first national FAS Women in Agriculture conference to hear from inspirational speakers, learn from specialists and network with like-minded people. This one-day conference will give you the opportunity to further your knowledge on a range of topics through seminars and break out sessions.

Topics to be covered include; succession, diversification, farm management, finance, soils, policy and biodiversity. There will also be ample opportunity to meet new people, socialise with existing friends and make new connections at various organisations who will have a presence on the day. All of this in a supportive and creative environment. It is free to attend and lunch is provided!

Key note speakers:

Nikki Yoxall, Pasture for Life

Sarah Millar, QMS

Break out sessions will be led by:

Policy update – Steven Thomson, Agricultural Economist, SRUC

Five steps to wellbeing with Farmstrong Scotland – Alix Ritchie and Clare Dickson, Farmstrong Scotland

Getting started with diversification – Helen Smith, The Byres Farm and Calum Johnston, Senior Consultant, Food and Enterprise, SAC Consulting

Succession planning – Jenn Stewart, Johnston Carmichael

Trade stands

The following organisations will have a trade stand at the conference, giving you the chance to pick up information, chat to them and get one to one advice:

Women in Agriculture Scotland
Nature Scot
Farmstrong Scotland
Johnston Carmichael
SRUC Veterinary Services
SAC Consulting
Farm and Water Scotland
Farm Business Survey