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As reported already in RURAL POST, the annual Jersey Farming Conference took place on 5 November.

All the speakers’ presentations were recorded on video, and these have now been  have now been uploaded and are available to be viewed.

The link is:

The conference was organised by Farm Jersey, and sponsored by Jersey Water and Islands Insurance.

The full programme is repeated here again: :

* Opening address by Senator Lyndon Farnham, Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture (delivered in his absence by John Vautier, assistant director / Economy)

* Geraint Richards, Head Forester, Duchy of Cornwall

* Professor Nicola Spence, Chief Plant Health Officer and Deputy Director Plant and Bee Health, Varieties & Seeds, Animal & Plant, Health & Welfare

* Jim Wilson, managing director  ‘SoilEssentials’

* Philip Clarke, executive editor, Farmers Weekly

* Deputy Gregory Guida, Assistant Minister for the Environment

* Nigel Penlington, Nigel Penlington Consulting

* Piers Sangan MCMA, Director and Ecologist at Sangan Island Conservation

* Paul Hammett, National Farmers Union, National Specialist (water resources)

Thumb-nail biographies of the speakers can be found at the conference website:




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