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This year our seminar programme will look at ‘Facing the future together’. Be sure to drop by & listen to our expert speakers!


10:20am – 10:40am | Annie Maw, HM Lord-Lieutenant for Somerset & Lucy Nelson DLL
Health Hubs for Farmers: Looking after yourself today, for tomorrow


11:00am – 11:20am | Dr Matt Witt, Technical Manager, Mole Valley Feed Solutions
“How Mole Valley Farmers are working to help farmers reduce their environmental impact”


11:40am – 12:00noon| Ellen Brooks Pollock, Associate Professor in Veterinary Public Health and
Infectious Disease Modelling, Bristol Veterinary School
“What are the risks of you catching bovine TB?”


12:20pm – 12:40pm | Andy Adler, Molecare Farm Vets
“AHV – A fresh look at bacterial communication in response to the challenge to reducing antibiotic usage”


1:10pm – 1:30pm | Patricia Marks, Future Farming Resilience, CEO of Somerset Business Agency
“Future Skills and Business Support”


1:50pm – 2:10pm | Michael Seals, Chairman Animal Health & Welfare Board England (Defra)
& John Powell, Head of Agricultural Sectors Team
“Animal Health & Welfare Pathway & what is it?”


2:30pm – 2:50pm | Sarah Tomlinson, Kingshay Veterinary Consultant, TB Advisory Service Technical Director
“Fed up of playing the TB lottery? Find out what you can do to reduce your odds of suffering a TB breakdown”


The seminar building is located on Avenue B