Beef Expo 2011 Offers Boost To Beef Businesses

UK - This year's Beef Expo 2011, organised by the National Beef Association with Lloyds TSB as major sponsors, is set to be a bumper event offering beef farmers and everyone in the beed supply chain a one-stop shop to help them boost their businesses.
calendar icon 17 May 2011
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With more than 140 trade stands, a seminar programme featuring leading speakers and the chance for farmers to quiz farming minister Jim Paice, the event really does offer something for everyone.

Alongside these features will be the National Spring Spectacular Show of commercial cattle and a range of working demonstrations, including the new grassland management area.

Speaking ahead of the event Rachel Gascoine, chairman of the organising committee said she urged beef farmers to attend the event and seek out the latest techniques and genetics to help them move their businesses forward.

"The continuing rise in beef prices seen this year on the back of strong bidding at auction marts across the UK, is of course welcome. But farmers should remember that input cost rises are eating into their margins at the same time.

"A day at Beef Expo 2011 will give farmers the chance to find innovative and proven ideas to help manage their costs and boost output at the same time."

Meanwhile the event will also have a fun side too, with a range of competitions, including the farm butchery competition, open and YFC stockjudging, commercial show cattle classes and an auctioneering competition, visitors to the event are sure to have plenty to see and do.

The Beef Expo 2011 farm tours, taking place on Wednesday 25 May, are also a great chance for beef farmers to see two innovative and progressive beef farming businesses, with James Burnett's 5000 head/year finishing unit and the Hazard family's pedigree Limousin herd both leaders in their fields.

Visitor tickets for Beef Expo 2011 can be bought in advance of the event from the event website or the organisers on Tel: 01430 441870 or 01434 601005.

Advance tickets will cost NBA Members £8, with non-members paying £12. Tickets purchased on the gate will cost £15.

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