North west group 26th October 2021

North West Study Group
Tuesday 26th of OctoberPlease save the date The Future of Horticulture R&D- have your say. 
The Closure of the AHDB will cut off a vital supply of horticultural knowledge and research.What are the alternatives and who will provide them?Are you happy to pay a levy? The growers better levy group have been talking to Defra- find out what they are suggesting.Can we find an alternative way to fund research? make your opinions count.Defra is likely to hold a consultation this autumn find out more.
BOA North-West group meeting
Tuesday 26th of October at
NFU Skelmersdale, 7.30 – 9.00 pm
Agriculture House, 1 Moss Lane View, Skelmersdale, Lancashire WN8 9TL
BOA North-West group is organising this meeting but we would like to invite any horticultural business to come and make their views known.
 North West meeting 26th October7pm

Martin Emmet the growers better levy group 20 minutes
Ant Sturrage EAMU’s 20 minutes

7.55 break refreshments

Ian Smith how the consultation will work 20 minutes
Neil Bragg future research options 20 minutes
BOA future meetings, get involved
Simon Crawford Floral fantasia 10 minutes
9.15 finish