The SFT Ruminant “Q & A” Online Conference to Wednesday 11th November 2020.

11/11/2020 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm



Another truly excellent programme of national and international speakers on dairy and calf nutrition, and sustainability in ruminant production today:

  •  TMS – The Impact of Transition on Performance.

Dr. Andrew Pine, Ruminant Division Director, Premier Nutrition.

  • Amino Acid balancing for dairy cows – development and current recommendations.

Professor Charles Schwab, Schwab Consulting, LLC.

Professor Emeritus, Animal Sciences, University of New Hampshire.

  • Mycotoxins and ruminants – what we do and what don’t we know. 

Dr. Duarte Diaz. Associate Professor and Dairy Extension Specialist,

Department of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Arizona.

 Anti-microbial resistance and health in calves consuming waste milk.

Dr Partha Ray,

Lecturer in Animal Dairy Science, Reading University.

The role of ruminant livestock in a sustainable food system.

Professor Michael Lee, Head of Department, Sustainable Agricultural Sciences, Rothamstead Research, North Wyke, and Chair in Sustainable Livestock Systems, Bristol Veterinary School.

  • The Survival of UK Livestock Farmers.

Sean Rickard. Consultant.

Séan Rickard Ltd. Independent Economic Analysis.

 The pre-recorded presentations from the speakers above will be available on the SFT website in the Members Area (Documents section) from 5th November 2020.

“Q & A” Online Conference which will take place 3.30pm-5.00pm on Wednesday 11th November. Those who have registered will receive a link to this session which will be chaired by Professor Liam Sinclair, Dept. Agriculture and the Environment, Harper Adams University  and Past President of the British Society of Animal Science.


Please register online through the SFT website:   Go to the “Events and Conferences” tab, select the conference “Book Here” and follow the instructions. You will receive a confirmatory email shortly after registration.

 Conference Fee:

SFT Members free of charge. Only SFT members will be able to register and have access to the presentations and “Q and QA”. Membership renewal:

and new membership registration:

Once you have registered your membership for the first time go to the Subscriptions box for payment of the membership subscription. Once paid go to the Events and Conference tab to book your place at the conference.  Thank you.

 SFT Diary Dates:    

The Annual Pig “Q &A” Online Conference Thursday 12th November 2020: 3.30pm-5pm

The Annual Poultry “Q &A” Online Conference Thurs 21 Jan 2021: 3.30pm-5pm

The NextGen Conference Wednesday 3 March 2021

The Annual Ruminant Conference and AGM Thurs 22 April 2021




  • Date


  • Start Time

    3:30 pm

  • End Time

    5:00 pm