The Southern Counties Farming & Machinery Show, taking place on 15th November at Newbury Showground, promises visitors ‘the latest advancements in farming technology’ and the chance to engage in a series of thought-provoking seminars. Among the topics up for discussion is Red Diesel, which may be of interest to smallholders.

The show’s seminar list includes:

1) Grain Marketing Post-CAP:

Speakers: Cecilia Pryce (AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Sector Council Member – Merchant), Richard Williamson

Navigate the post-CAP grain market with insights from industry experts, ensuring you are well-informed for the future.

2) Red Diesel Rules:

Stay updated on the latest regulations surrounding red diesel, vital knowledge to ensure compliance with industry standards.

3) Maximising Crop Nutrition – Sponsored by OMEX:

Speakers: David Booty (OMEX), Stewart Sinclair

Discover innovative techniques for optimising fertiliser inputs, enhancing your crop yield and sustainability practices.

4) Agricultural Robotics – Farmer Experiences:

Speakers: Andrew Williams

Gain firsthand knowledge from farmers utilising agricultural robotics, exploring the transformative impact of technology on farming practices.

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