The Dairy Present is ready to the Bathtub & West Showground in Somerset on October 4, 2023, and can showcase the most recent innovation within the dairy trade in addition to facilitating discussions on issues topical to producers.
Organisers of the Dairy Present have mentioned that the occasion stays “as essential to the dairy calendar as ever” as farmers and producers proceed to face trade pressures.
Head of exhibits on the Royal Bathtub & West of England Society, Jess Chiplen, mentioned: “Dairy farmers proceed to expertise the results of worldwide occasions, and are actually being challenged by the disparity between enter prices and a falling milk worth.
“There stays a whole lot of strain on producers, and it does require extra strong motion from authorities and trade.
“However it’s also clear that the sector is resilient and decided; it continues to develop pioneering options to deal with local weather change and biodiversity loss, and importantly, the options can help our world-class farmers in being productive, worthwhile farm companies.”
Chiplen mentioned the present affords the chance for like-minded producers and allied industries to return collectively.
The theme of carbon
The Dairy Present’s theme this yr might be carbon with the main focus being on decreasing carbon footprints and capitalising on carbon as a pure useful resource.
Farm Carbon Toolkit, Trinity Ag-Tech, Mole Valley Farmers and Bennaman might be becoming a member of producers within the seminar tent on the present on the subject.
“It’s nicely timed, with many producers in search of higher transparency and consistency round pure capital markets and carbon measurement,” Chiplen mentioned.
Dairy cattle are set to stay on the coronary heart of the present, as organisers anticipate exhibitors to journey from all around the nation to compete in quite a lot of breed lessons forward of champions of those going head-to-head for the Supreme Champion title.
Competitors entries at the moment are open to all lessons, together with for the Jersey Cattle Society of the UK and the English Guernsey Cattle Society’s nationwide exhibits. Entries for the Dairy Present and nationwide exhibits should be submitted earlier than the deadline of September 19, 2023.
Jack Cordery, chief government of headline sponsor Mole Valley Farmers mentioned the corporate is delighted to proceed its “long-standing affiliation” with the Dairy Present.
“For greater than 40 years the occasion has showcased the dairy trade and championed the sector,” he mentioned.
“As a farmer-owned enterprise with a co-operative ethos, the present offers us a powerful platform to fulfill with our clients and show how we will help their farms.”
“The Society may be very happy to be welcoming everybody again to the present,” Chiplen mentioned.
“And we’re equally trying ahead to celebrating the perfect in British dairying on the Dairy Trade Dinner, going down on the night earlier than (October 3).”