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Sustainability of European Beef Farming: Challenges and Solutions - Webinar

Event Time 9:30am - 5pm
Venue Onlinw
The BovINE network invites you to attend the project’s next public meeting, being held online on the 22nd of June 2021.

This meeting, organised and hosted by French project partners IDELE and FNB, will focus on the Sustainability of European Beef Farming highlighting the challenges and discussing the possible solutions.

This event will be broadcast in English and French simultaneously via live translation

Speakers and sessions include:

  • Jean-Pierre Fleury, President of COPA COGECA Meat Group - Suckler beef farms in Europe, what is the position between European and International policies?
  • Caroline Guinot, Head of Societal Issues Committee, Interbev - Pact for Societal Commitment: Presentation of INTERBEV (french Interprofession for Livestock & Meat) and its sustainability platform
  • André Le Gall, Idele, Head of Department, Husbandry Practices and Farming Environment - The French R&D framework for beef production research

This online event will feature a networking session organised around the project’s four thematic areas – Animal Health and Welfare, Environmental Sustainability, Production Efficiency and Meat Quality and Socioeconomic Resilience.

Draft Agenda:

  • 09:30 - 10:00 - Opening & Welcome
    Teagasc, Idele, FNB
  • 10:00 - 10:30 - Pact for Societal Commitment
    Caroline Guinot, Interbev
  • 10:30 - 11:00 - Break / Pause
  • 11:00 - 11:30 - The French R&D framework for beef production research
    André Le Gall, Idele
  • 11:30 - 12:00 - Suckler beef farms in Europe, what is the position between European and International policies?
    Jean-Pierre Fleury, COPA COGECA
  • 12:00 - 12:10 - Round up of morning session
  • 12:10 - 13:00 - Lunch
  • 13:00 - 15:00 - Sustainability Challenges and Solutions addressed by BovINE in 2020/21
    Damiana Mais Barrutia, INTIA
  • 15:00 - 15:30 - Break with networking sessions
  • 15:30 - 16:30 - BovINE insights for beef farmers – accessible, relevant and farmer friendly ‘on farm’ practice information and materials
    Rhonda Smith & Marie Saville, Minerva UK
  • 16:30 - 17:15 - Virtual farm walks
  • 17:15 - 17:30 - Close of meeting 

Find out more about BovINE - Beef Innovation Network Europe here