At NSA North Sheep on Wednesday June 5, at New Hall Farm, Rathmell, there is a wide range of topics for visitors to take in. Here's some of the highlights.


10.00am – Share Farming and/or Obtaining a Tenancy (40mins) – Robyn Peat and Simon Britton of GF White

11.00am – Sheep Exports (1hour) – Panel chaired by John Geldard, NSA board member with Phil Hadley, AHDB and Mike Gooding, Farmers Fresh

12.45pm – Future for Environment Land Management Schemes (1 hour) – Panel chaired by NSA chief executive Phil Stocker with Adrian Shepherd, YDNPA; Julia Aglionby, Foundation for Common Land; Thomas Binns, NFU uplands chairman and James Le Page, DEFRA

2.30pm – Sheep Health and Welfare – How does it help us? (1hour) – Panel chaired by Eddie Eastham with Christine Middlemiss, UK chief veterinary officer; Fiona Lovat, sheep vet; Sarah Baker, AHDB analyst and Robin Manning, DEFRA, future farming land use team

Addional information

Tickets will be sold on the gate:

Tickets – £12 each – Cash only

No card facilities available on sit.

NSA Members – One adult free on production of NSA membership card

Students and under 16 years of age – Free (Students must be able to show proof i.e. student card)

International Visitors – Free (on production of passport)

Pre purchase of tickets is available for groups of 10 or more (available up to May 31). Please contact organiser

Venue – New Hall Farm, Rathmell, Settle North Yorkshire BD24 0AJ (please follow AA signs off the A65. HGV's and coaches are asked to follow the diversion via Long Preston to avoid low railway bridge)

Date – Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Opening times – 9am to 5pm

How to find us – Postcode: BD24 0AJ (follow AA signs near site)

Dogs – Only assistance dogs will be permitted

Disabled facilities – Car parking and toilets available on site

First aid – Qualified first aid staff are available

Food – Mobile units serving local produce will be available, along with a licensed bar

Information point – Please ask at the event office

Toilets – Ladies and gents toilets, including disabled facilities available