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European Machinery Ring Conference – October 2017

17th October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 19th October 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The European Machinery Rings have their annual conference this year in the UK in York from 17th – 20th October 2017. There will be guests from Machinery Rings from many European Countries as well as a European Young Farmer delegation that will have an
additional day of visits.

The two days will include a number of farm visits around York on Wednesday 18th October and the Conference on the 19th October. Guests can stay at the Monkbar Hotel:


The Conference is titled ‘Co-Operation, Sustainability & Succession’ & the speakers are confirmed as:

Robin Jackson – City & Guilds Land-based Management
Susan Twining – CLA Chief Land Use Policy Adviser
Minette Batters – Deputy President of the National Farmers Union
George Dunn – CEO of The Tenant Farmers’ Association
Katherine Denby – N8 Agrifood, University of York
Gordon Whitford – HSBC Regional Agricultural Director
The conference will be followed by Dinner and an After Dinner Speaker – Kevin Hollinrake MP at the Monkbar Hotel, York.

The cost to attend the Conference for the 2 days 17th – 19th October is £235.00 which includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. If you would like to just attend the Conference on the 19th October the cost is £40.00 & the Gala dinner in the evening at the Monkbar Hotel is £50.00.

Rooms are available at:
£130.00 – double
£100.00 – Single
All rooms are per room per night & include Breakfast

There will be a shuttle bus running between York train station to the hotel/conference venue. Car parking is available at the hotel. Please contact the hotel reception on arrival. If any TKMR Members would like to attend the above conference a full timetable of the event detailing the specific farm visits is available from the Office.

Please do contact Sandi or Camilla for further information or to book your place at the Conference & we will send you the relevant paperwork to confirm your place at the conference.



17th October 2017 @ 8:00 am
19th October 2017 @ 5:00 pm