The Oxford Farming Conference

Politics Session

Chairman's introduction

Julian Gairdner & Adrian Ivory

Simon Coveney

Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Peter Kendall

President, National Farmers Union

Dacian Ciolos

EU Commissioner for Agriculture

Politics Question Time

Chaired by Charlotte Smith, BBC Radio 4 Farming Today

Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP

Secretary of State for Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Frank Parkinson Lecture: Social Media - Changing the way farmers do business

David Taylor and Michelle Carvill

Co-authors of The Business of being Social

Vision and Inspiration

Sally Wilson

Dairy Farmer

Caroline Millar

The Hideaway Experience, Nuffield Scholar

Chris Musgrave

Musgrave Management Systems

Opportunity Agriculture

Ian Ashbridge

Author of 2014 OFC research report

Forbes Elworthy

Craigmore Investments

Guy Poskitt

Farmer of the Year 2012

Tom Rawson

Evolution Farming

Technology and Innovation

OFC/RASE Practice with Science Award