Archive: Time is running out for Outlook

Published 2 February 15

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Places are filling up fast at the AHDB Outlook Conference which takes place in less than a fortnight. The event, at 1 Gt George St London on Wednesday 11 February is vital for all in the dairy, cattle, sheep, pig, and poultry industries. 

The programme will explore factors that affect delegates’ businesses in their respective sectors, including trade developments and emerging opportunities.

In the first session Richard Nicholls head of intelligence and economics, Future Foundation, looks at changes to consumer preferences which are set to influence the market for livestock products over the next two to five years.

Nick Miles, Asia-Pacific region manager, Institute of Grocery Development will focus on how the Chinese market and other key markets in Asia are changing and how this is affecting demand for dairy and meat products.

This will be followed by breakout sessions covering dairy, pig and poultry, and the beef and lamb sector looking at forecasts for each sector. In the dairy breakout session, Maarten Vrolijk, researcher system innovations from Wageningen UR Livestock Research in the Netherlands, will be talking about the Dutch dairy sector their prospects and their opinion on global outlook for the dairy sector. Maarten will also explore the research he is engaged with in supply chain efficiencies.

Luke Crossman, dairy market specialist from AHDB, will take the group through the results from the DairyCo Farmer Intentions Survey to see how these can be interpreted into an understanding of future GB production. 

The event costs £180 including VAT and bookings can be made here.


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