|Date:||18 July 2019|
|Time:||09:00 – 16:00|
Westminster Insight’s Future of Farming conference will explore the challenges facing the sector including the Agriculture Bill, as well as innovative approaches to enable a more progressive, profitable and sustainable environment for British farmers.
Experts from the sector will discuss the sustainability of current methods and progress towards a more sustainable system for farmers. We will review the trend towards organic, ethically sourced and plant-based products, and the impacts on farmer’s production plans.
Keith Davis, Director, EU Exit and Defra, FCO and DFID value for money at the National Audit Office will speak about the NAO’s report “Early Review of the New Farming Programme”. His talk will cover the Impact on farmers and the rural economy; Defra’s ambitions for take-up; the pace of change; regulating the new scheme and preventing fraud; and designing new digital systems.