The first of the 2014 tillage conferences takes place on Tuesday 21 January at Greenmount campus in Antrim. The theme of this year’s conference is agronomy and business management.

The morning session deals mainly with issues that relate to the new CAP. Irish Farmers Journal editor, Justin McCarthy, will open the conference and Norman Fulton from DARD will look at the consequences of the reformed CAP for the arable sector in Northern Ireland.