You are cordially invited to attend our AGM and Conference on Friday March 4th: 2pm
The Hired Lad, Penrith Auction Mart CA11 0DN

Along with the face-to-face meeting we are offering members to opportunity to attend via Zoom.

We will be monitoring the Covid-19 situation and we may have to move the event to online only at short notice. Please can everyone register here, so we can send you updates.


1.45 pm Arrival tea and biscuits
2.00 pm

Annual General Meeting, including Chairman’s Report, Treasurer’s Report, Committee Members for 2022


The topic is for this year’s conference is carbon and we will be looking at two key questions.
2.20 pm

What do we know about moorland grasslands and their role in climate change mitigation? Dr Lisa Norton, Landscape Ecologist from the UK Center for Ecology & Hydrology, University of Lancaster will explain the value of grasslands in carbon sequestration

Followed by a Q & A session

2.50 pm

Carbon accounting what is it? How can hill farmers measure understand and act on their greenhouse gas emissions, while improving their business resilience for the future? Becky Wilson, Technical Director, Farm Carbon Toolkit will explain how the Farm Carbon Toolkit works and what they have learnt from working with upland farmers.

Followed by Q & A session

3.30 pm Plenary session