Is Food too Cheap?

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Is Food too Cheap?

Date: 19th February 2019

Location: Crichton Foundation, Browne House Bankend Road, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire DG1 4ZZ

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: Free* or From £6

The Annual SRUC Lecture. Nigel Miller: Is Food too Cheap?

A graduate of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Nigel hails from Galawater in the Borders. He worked in mainly farm animal veterinary practice in Rogart, Sutherland before returning to the Borders to farm in partnership with his father and now with his sons on a 500 hectare upland unit with 180 cows, 800 ewes and some cropping. He worked with MAFF based in Dumfries during the Foot and Mouth outbreak and from 2001 became involved in the NFU Scotland finally becoming President and standing down in 2015.

He is a past chair of the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group and Board member of SRUC and SAC Commercial. He is presently a Board member of the Moredun Institute and Chair of Livestock Health Scotland.

Crichton Conversations are held at Easterbrook Hall, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4TA. The usual format is doors open at 7pm with lectures beginning at 7:30pm prompt. A two-course supper, followed by coffee, will be served after the question and answer sessions close at 9:00pm. Red or white wine will be available for purchase by the glass from Easterbrook Hall. Please note that supper must be pre-booked at least one week in advance of the event. No refunds will be made for cancellations made less than one week before the event. Alternatively, if you prefer, early supper may also be booked through Neuro’s Restaurant on 01387 702500.

The talk is in the evening of Tuesday 19th February 2019. Admission to the lecture is £6, students are free with valid ID, all are welcome at the door. Supper places are £17, which includes admission to the lecture, and must be pre-booked.

If you wish to book please contact the Crichton Foundation: Tel: 01387 702048, email: mail@crichtonfoundation.com

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