The Youth Development Programme Senior Conference is designed for young beef farmers and young people, from any breed or college, who
are aged 18 -26 yrs. (Although this year, we may accept slightly older participants, 29 or below, if you have attended
previous YDP events) It is designed to enhance and develop the knowledge and experiences of the senior members,
through visits, workshops, presentations and social activities based around the rearing and keeping of beef suckler
For members flying into the Newcastle International airport – The Metro will bring you straight into Newcastle town
centre near to the hotel. Transport will be made available for those that require it to the day venues.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Newcastle – Stephenson Quarter (ihg.com)
Nearest Train Station – Newcastle Central Station Nearest Subway Station – Central Station
Cost of event will be £150 payable with your booking form. This covers Bed & Breakfast, transfers, Friday night
dinner, Saturday lunch, teas and coffees, programme, NFU Certification and speakers.
Afternoon – NFU Welfare of animals in Transit Workshop and Certification.
Held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Invicta Executive Boardroom.
Check into hotel is available from 3pm, should you wish to use the facilities
On site fitness centre, spa and indoor pool. Please check their website for booking.
Meet the Team –
Duncan Morrison – Breed Development Chairman
Robert Gilchrist – Breed Development Manager
Dinner (sponsored by Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society) at the Crowne Plaza
9.00 Responsible Use of Medicines – Training and Certification – Andrew Barber, Clevedale Vets
Venue: – The Old Brewery, Castle Eden, TS27 4SU Tea/ Coffee (provided) on arrival
12.00 Pizza for Lunch (provided) at same venue.
Tea/ Coffee (provided)
1.00pm Travel to Wingate Grange Herd, Wingate, Durham TS28 5LX
Linear Classification: NBDC/Holstein UK Classifier (TBC)
Stock Judging/Treebridge Herd – Wingate Grange Herd Farm Tour
Return to Crowne Plaza Hotel
Dinner and Night Out in Newcastle (payable by candidate)
Check out of hotel by 11 am.
Breakfast followed by Feedback and Farewells.
KIT LIST: CLEAN FARM BOOTS AND WARM COAT, SWIM WEAR IF REQUIRED
Should you wish to attend Please fill out the form below