AgriScot is the place for those seeking answers to the myriad of questions on their own circumstances. Scotland’s Farm Business Event is where the best commercial and technical advice is on offer.
The Lowland Machinery Hall is the Country’s largest winter display of machinery where visitors will be able to view the latest developments in farm hardware and technology…from the latest tractors to equipment for both arable and livestock farms.
Add in competitions for aspiring young agricultural professionals, silage and new products, business seminars, technical demonstrations and over 200 trade stands exhibiting a wide variety of products, services and advice covering every aspect of agriculture and it’s easy to see that AgriScot is the place to be if you are in the business of farming.
Venue Opening Times
Wednesday 20th November 2013
|Opening times:||9am - 5.30pm|
|Venue:||The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh|
FREE Entry, FREE Parking, FREE Cloakroom facility, FREE Show Catalogue
FREE cup of coffee available in the Strathmore Restaurant, Lowland Machinery Hall before 10.30am
|Dogs:||With the exception of guide dogs, dogs will not be admitted to the exhibition halls.|
A timetable of events for AgriScot 2012 is shown below. The 2013 programme will be published here nearer the event.
|9.00am||Doors Open - free coffee for early visitors in the Strathmore Restaurant, Machinery Hall||Lowland Hall|
Dairy Competition - the Ayrshire, Jersey, Holstein, and Red and White breed competition starts in the judging ring
|10.00am||Hoof Trimming A working demonstration on this important aspect of cow husbandry will be given by Alun Garton||Central Hall|
2013 Grain Market Outlook – What’s in store? Jack Watts, Senior Analyst, AHDB/HGCA
Safe Havens – Protecting your future Sophie Lock, PCL Seed and Export, Potato Council
|11.00am||Stevie Rolfe Charity Funding Raising Cheque Presentation||Show Ring|
|11.00am||NFUS Seminar – Nigel Miller, NFUS President and Richard Lochhead, Scottish Government||Upper Foyer|
|11.15am||World Wide Sires Scottish Dairy Farm of the Year Presentations will be made to the four finalists and the winner of this prestigious competition will be announced||Show Ring|
|11.25am||Heifer Championships||Show Ring|
|12.00 noon||Hoof Trimming Demonstration||Central Hall|
|12.00 noon||Business Skills Competition Results Announced||Upper Foyer|
|12.00 noon||Beef Demonstration – Dr Basil Lowman will demonstrate where fat on a finisher can be costly but where fat on a suckler cow can save money||Show Ring|
|12.30pm||RSABI Annual General Meeting||Upper Foyer|
Scotch Beef Farm of the Year Award Presentation
|1.00pm||Dairy Competition - Judging of the countries top dairy cattle continues||Show Ring|
|1.05pm||Business Skills Award Presentation||Show Ring|
|1.30pm||Making Slurry Into Money An Envirosystems Seminar with speaker Liz Russell||Upper Foyer|
Hoof Trimming - another chance to pick up tips on hoof trimming
UK and EU milk prices: should we compare? – Patty Clayton, Senior Analyst, AHDB/DairyCo,
Explaining the Yield Plateau in Wheat and Oilseed Rape – Steve Hoad, Team Leader Agronomy, Physiology and Genetics, SRUC Research
|3.00pm||Prize Presentations - Super Cow and Super Heifer announced||Show Ring|