Events & Training

For further information about any of the events, please call the office 01275 843825 or e-mail info@iagrm.org.uk.

Date Event Organiser
22/10/2019

Farm Management Skills Programme - Module 7 - Risk Management & Technology/ Data

Farm Insurances & why Risk Management on Farm is important What does the future hold: the role of agri-tech in your business and what do you need to know to make the most of the opportunities ... read more
Farm Insurances & why Risk Management on Farm is important What does the future hold: the role of agri-tech in your business and what do you need to know to make the most of the opportunities Venue - Harper Adams University Speakers Stephanie Berkeley, Farm Safety Foundation
NFU Mutual
Professor Karl Behrendt, Harper Adams University
22/10/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.com
04/11/2019

Lincolnshire Branch - Brexit Conference

Venue: Conference Centre, Riseholme Campus Time: 6.30pm - 8pm Speaker: Dr Matthew Smith, Director of Business and Development at Microsoft
04/11/2019 David Stainton
E: dstainton@lincoln.ac.uk
05/11/2019

Farm Management Skills Programme - Module 1 - Developing Yourself

MODULE FULL - WAITING LIST BEING HELD Please email victoria@iagrm.com to be added to the waiting list Time management, listening skills, delegation, defining strategies, resilience, sustainablit... read more
MODULE FULL - WAITING LIST BEING HELD Please email victoria@iagrm.com to be added to the waiting list Time management, listening skills, delegation, defining strategies, resilience, sustainablity. Presentations skills - planning, presentations techniques, styles, control of the audience, handling questions. Venue - University of Reading Speaker - Chris Bowerman, Tripos Consultants
05/11/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.org.uk
06/11/2019

Farm Management Skills Programme - Module 2 - Dealing with others

MODULE FULL - WAITING LIST BEING HELD Please email victoria@iagrm.com to be added to the waiting list   Customer services, mediation, empathy, selling skills, networking Staff apprais... read more
MODULE FULL - WAITING LIST BEING HELD Please email victoria@iagrm.com to be added to the waiting list   Customer services, mediation, empathy, selling skills, networking Staff appraisals, team motivation, managing expectations, career development, reward &
recognition, performance management, discipline & grievance Venue - University of Reading Speaker - David Selway, Functional Farm Ltd
06/11/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.org.uk
06/11/2019

East Midlands Farm Management Association IAgrM Branch Meeting

 Guest speaker: Karen Mercer “The Worshipful Company of Farmer’s Livery Company  and The Farmers Club -  Agriculture in the City of London and beyond” Sutton Bon... read more
 Guest speaker: Karen Mercer “The Worshipful Company of Farmer’s Livery Company  and The Farmers Club -  Agriculture in the City of London and beyond” Sutton Bonington Campus, Nr Loughborough 19.30
06/11/2019 Professor Paul Wilson
T: 0115 951 6075
E: Paul.Wilson@nottingham.ac.uk
11/11/2019

IAgrM Question Time 2019 - "What next for UK and international farming & food?”

Kennel Club, London 6.30pm Drinks Reception 7.30pm Question Time with confirmed panel consisting of Andy Richardson – Volac Julie Edwards – Mole Valley Farmers Helen King &... read more
Kennel Club, London 6.30pm Drinks Reception 7.30pm Question Time with confirmed panel consisting of Andy Richardson – Volac Julie Edwards – Mole Valley Farmers Helen King – Ellacots Tim Heddema   -  Dutch Embassy
11/11/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.org.uk
12/11/2019

Mid Anglia Branch Meeting

Environmental Speaker: Martin Lines, Nature Friendly Farming Network (NFFN) Bidwell House, Trumptington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD 7.30pm for 7.45pm start Coffee/ tea available prior to the meet... read more
Environmental Speaker: Martin Lines, Nature Friendly Farming Network (NFFN) Bidwell House, Trumptington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD 7.30pm for 7.45pm start Coffee/ tea available prior to the meeting
12/11/2019 Charlotte Cattell, Barclays
T: 07384 438045
E: charlotte.cattell@barclays.com
14/11/2019

Somerset CMA Branch Meeting

Annual dinner and Presentation of Awards for 2019 Farm Business Competition 7:00pm for 7:30pm
Venue: Rumwell Farm Shop, Taunton, TA4 lEJ
Speaker: Tim Hayden, Clarke Willmott
 ... read more
Annual dinner and Presentation of Awards for 2019 Farm Business Competition 7:00pm for 7:30pm
Venue: Rumwell Farm Shop, Taunton, TA4 lEJ
Speaker: Tim Hayden, Clarke Willmott
 
14/11/2019 Samantha Vigus
T: 01823 462908
E: sam@mitchells-accountants.co.uk
20/11/2019

Farm Management Skills Programme - Module 5 - Finance

FINANCE The financials of farm businesses: where money comes from; where it goes; what the accounts mean; how we can use this information to understand and drive performance. Turnover v profit v ca... read more
FINANCE The financials of farm businesses: where money comes from; where it goes; what the accounts mean; how we can use this information to understand and drive performance. Turnover v profit v cash flow and other key issues in the farm business. Key taxation issues. Investment appraisal. Long and short term sources of finance. Venue: Strutt & Parker Offices, London Speaker: Charles Cowap, Independent Land Mangement Consultant
20/11/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.org.uk
21/11/2019

Farm Managment Skills Programme - Module 6 - Agreements

Contract farming agreements, farm business tenancies, joint venture agreements, share farming
BPS, Countryside Stewardship, Cross Compliance,Greening
NELMS, Ecosystem services & natu... read more
Contract farming agreements, farm business tenancies, joint venture agreements, share farming
BPS, Countryside Stewardship, Cross Compliance,Greening
NELMS, Ecosystem services & natural capital
What is going to useful going forward?
Using Agreements in Practice Venue - Strutt & Parker Offices, London Speakers
Carl Atkin, Terrovost Ltd, FIAgrM
Will Gemmill, National Head of Farming, Strutt &
Parker FIAgrM
Rob Gazely, Senior Associate Director, Strutt &
Parker P.Agric (MIAgrM)
Jason Beedell, Director, Research Strutt & Parker
Dr James Jones, MIAgrM
21/11/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.org.uk
27/11/2019

Somerset CMA Branch Meeting

EDF Office, Angel Place Shopping Centre, Bridgwater "A Tour of Hinkley Point"
Booking is essential by 13th November, please email through your full name, date of birth, country of ... read more
EDF Office, Angel Place Shopping Centre, Bridgwater "A Tour of Hinkley Point"
Booking is essential by 13th November, please email through your full name, date of birth, country of origin and nationality.
27/11/2019 Georgia Manning & Kate Bell
T: 01823 462908
E: somersetcma@outlook.com
02/12/2019

Somerset CMA Branch Meeting

Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton
Title: "Lessons Learnt from Growing a Sustainable Business"
Speaker: Di Wastenage, Director of Wastena... read more
Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton
Title: "Lessons Learnt from Growing a Sustainable Business"
Speaker: Di Wastenage, Director of Wastenage Farms Ltd, a family dairy farming business operating forage based, block calving units across Devon & Cornwall. Optional Meal: Beef stew, dumpling & bread £7.50 - Cafe@J24-Arrive from 7pm served at 7:15pm
02/12/2019 Georgia Manning & Kate Bell
T: 01823 462908
E: somersetcma@outlook.com
03/12/2019

Farm Managment Skills Programme - Module 3 - Influence, Assertion & Negotiation

MODULE FULL - WAITING LIST BEING HELD Please email victoria@iagrm.com to be added to the waiting list What Influence Do You Have?
How Does Your Behaviour Impact on Your Ability to Influen... read more
MODULE FULL - WAITING LIST BEING HELD Please email victoria@iagrm.com to be added to the waiting list What Influence Do You Have?
How Does Your Behaviour Impact on Your Ability to Influence Others?
How Using Assertive Behaviours Increases your Ability to Influence?
Effective Negotiation and the Possible Outcomes
Skills Used by Effective Negotiators
Putting it into Practise
My Plan to Develop Infl uence, Assertion and Negotiation Skills Venue: Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester Speaker: Carol James, Development Consultant
03/12/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.org.uk
04/12/2019

Farm Management Skills Programme - Module 4 - Commercial Awareness

Exploiting business opportunities - Tom Brunt FIAgrM, Savills
Making the business case/ what does the bank need? - Mark Suthern MIAgrM, Barclays
How to manage the Press/ preparations of ... read more
Exploiting business opportunities - Tom Brunt FIAgrM, Savills
Making the business case/ what does the bank need? - Mark Suthern MIAgrM, Barclays
How to manage the Press/ preparations of media statements for all eventualities - Peter Morris, RAU
Understanding how to market your business/ the importance of image - Jane Craigie MIAgrM, Jane Craigie Marketing
Targeting the iGeneration - how to make Social Media work for you - Simon Haley MIAgrM, SRH Agribusiness - 'Cultivating Rural Growth' Venue - Royal Agricultural University
04/12/2019 IAgrM
T: 01275 843825
E: enquiries@iagrm.org.uk
04/12/2019

East Midlands Farm Management Association IAgrM Branch Meeting

Guest speaker: Bill Angus, Consultant “Future Wheat Breeding Techniques” Sutton Bonington Campus, Nr Loughborough 19.30
04/12/2019 Professor Paul Wilson
T: 0115 951 6075
E: Paul.Wilson@nottingham.ac.uk
10/12/2019

Mid Anglia Branch Meeting

Agricultural Speaker - Richard Counsell, Stable Price Bidwell House, Trumptington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD 7.30pm for 7.45pm start Coffee/ tea available prior to the meeting
10/12/2019 Charlotte Cattell
T: 07384 438045
E: charlotte.cattell@barclays.com
09/01/2020

East Midlands Farm Management Association Annual Conference 'Nottingham Farming Conference'

“Farming Future: Creating a Healthy, Sustainable and Profitable Agri-Food Chain” Sutton Bonington Campus, Nr Loughborough Meryl Ward MBE, Director, Ermine Farms Ali Capper, NFU Ho... read more
“Farming Future: Creating a Healthy, Sustainable and Profitable Agri-Food Chain” Sutton Bonington Campus, Nr Loughborough Meryl Ward MBE, Director, Ermine Farms Ali Capper, NFU Horticulture and Potato Board Chair Anna Price, Director, Rural Business Group Alison Johnson, Director, Food Forensics Hannah Darby, Farmer Anne Williams, Global Product Manager Tomato Bayer
09/01/2020 Professor Paul Wilson
T: 0115 951 6075
E: Paul.Wilson@nottingham.ac.uk
13/01/2020

Somerset CMA Branch Meeting

Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton Title: "The Reality: Share Farming"
Speaker: Variety of Share Farmers OPTIONAL MEAL: Steak, ale & m... read more
Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton Title: "The Reality: Share Farming"
Speaker: Variety of Share Farmers OPTIONAL MEAL: Steak, ale & mushroom pie, roast potatoes & veg £7.50 -Cafe@J24 Arrive from 7pm served at 7:15pm
13/01/2020 Georgia Manning & Kate Bell
T: 01823 462908
E: somersetcma@outlook.com
21/01/2020

Mid Anglia Branch Meeting

Financial Speaker : Oliver McIntyre, Barclays Agriculture Bidwell House, Trumptington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD 7.30pm for 7.45pm start Coffee/ tea available prior to the meeting
21/01/2020 Charlotte Cattell
T: 07384 438045
E: charlotte.cattell@barclays.com
03/02/2020

Somerset CMA Branch Meeting

Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton Title: "An insight into the Agricultural Team at Tesco"
Speaker: George Peck, Agriculture Advisor at Tesco... read more
Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton Title: "An insight into the Agricultural Team at Tesco"
Speaker: George Peck, Agriculture Advisor at Tesco OPTIONAL MEAL: Roast Pork, apple sauce, roast potatoes & veg £7.50 -Cafe@J24 Arrive from 7pm served at 7:15pm
03/02/2020 Georgia Manning & Kate Bell
T: 01823 462908
E: somersetcma@outlook.com
05/02/2020

East Midlands Farm Management Association IAgrM Branch Meeting

Guest speaker: John Lockhart “An Introduction to Natural Capital: Opportunities for Farmers and Landowners” Sutton Bonington Campus, Nr Loughborough 19.30
05/02/2020 Professor Paul Wilson
T: 0115 951 6075
E: Paul.Wilson@nottingham.ac.uk
12/02/2020

Somerset CMA Branch Meeting

10.30am Barber's 1833, AJ & RG Barber, Maryland Farm, Smiths Lane, Ditcheat, BA4 6PR Title: "Guided Tour of Barber's Cheesemaking Facilities" OPTIONAL MEAL: Tour will concl... read more
10.30am Barber's 1833, AJ & RG Barber, Maryland Farm, Smiths Lane, Ditcheat, BA4 6PR Title: "Guided Tour of Barber's Cheesemaking Facilities" OPTIONAL MEAL: Tour will conclude at 12:30pm followed by lunch at The Manor House Inn.
12/02/2020 Georgia Manning & Kate Bell
T: 01823 462908
E: somersetcma@outlook.com
25/02/2020

Mid Anglia Branch Meeting

Technology Speaker - Jason Hawkins-Row, Aponics Bidwell House, Trumptington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD 7.30pm for 7.45pm start Coffee/ tea available prior to the meeting
25/02/2020 Charlotte Cattell
T: 07384 438045
E: charlotte.cattell@barclays.com
02/03/2020

Somerset CMA Branch Meeting

Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton
Title: "What Type of Future? Opportunities and Challenges for UK Agriculture"
Speaker: Sean Rickard, p... read more
Huntworth Suite at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, Junction 24, North Petherton
Title: "What Type of Future? Opportunities and Challenges for UK Agriculture"
Speaker: Sean Rickard, previously Chief Economist and Head of Economics for the NFU and Senior Lecturer in Business Economics at Cranfield School of Management OPTIONAL MEAL: Cottage pie, roast potatoes & veg £7.50 - Cafe@J24 Arrive from 7pm served at 7:15pm
02/03/2020 Georgia Manning & Kate Bell
T: 01823 462908
E: somersetcma@outlook.com
04/03/2020

East Midlands Farm Management Association IAgrM Branch Meeting

Guest speaker: Richard Green, Harper Adams “The Future of Automation and Autonomy in Agricultural Engineering” Sutton Bonington Campus, Nr Loughborough 19.30
04/03/2020 Professor Paul WIlson
T: 0115 951 6075
E: Paul.Wilson@nottingham.ac.uk
24/03/2020

Mid Anglia Branch Meeting & AGM

Policy Speaker - Nick von Westenholz, NFU Bidwell House, Trumptington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD 7.30pm for 7.45pm start Coffee/ tea available prior to the meeting
24/03/2020 Charlotte Cattell
T: 07384 438045
E: charlotte.cattell@barclays.com
20/05/2020

Mid Anglia Branch Summer Visit 2020

Rothamsted Research Centre Please contact Charlotte for more details
20/05/2020 Charlotte Cattell
T: 07384 438045
E: charlotte.cattell@barclays.com