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Protein Feeds

Protein Feeds

Protein feed markets are always volatile but farmers can look to forward plan purchasing protein sources to manage costs or introduce more home grown forage proteins to t...

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December Checklist

December Checklist

Enclosed in this month's checklist: Staff Appraisals – Have you completed yours yet? Cropping for 2019 Can you tell your beef x from your dairy x? Mastitis du...

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Natural Capital

Natural Capital

Natural Capital is the buzzword of the moment – but what does it really mean and why is it essential to farmers? This insight publication looks at why natural capital i...

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What are your Cows telling you about their Ration?

What are your Cows telling you about their Ration?

Analysing forages and balancing rations with your nutritionist are important components of cost-effective feeding. Formulating a diet that works on paper is only part of ...

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BVD Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Update

BVD Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Update

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) is a highly contagious viral disease of cattle caused by the pestivirus. It causes huge losses in terms of reduced herd health, fertility, pr...

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November Checklist

November Checklist

Enclosed in this month's checklist: Calf Pneumonia Electronic VAT returns Are you making decisions in the dark? Achieving Farm Efficiency Key Dates & Gr...

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Ammonia Emissions

Ammonia Emissions

As the biggest agricultural contributor to UK ammonia emissions, dairy farmers are under increasing pressure to improve air quality. At present we are not on track to mee...

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Uses for a Brix Refractometer

Uses for a Brix Refractometer

A refractometer is a simple instrument used for measuring concentrations of aqueous solutions. It requires only a few drops of liquid, and is used throughout the food, ag...

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Silage Requirements Assessment

Silage Requirements Assessment

How can you be sure you have sufficient feed to see your cows through to spring turnout? And if you haven’t got enough, what can you do now, to maximise stocks for the ...

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October Checklist

October Checklist

Enclosed in this month's checklist:  Grazing Late Grass Autumn Grass Silage Key Dates Bluetongue Virus Update Post-Harvest Maize Management These Checklis...

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RESEARCH Insight – September 2018 - Cow and Calf Behaviour

RESEARCH Insight – September 2018 - Cow and Calf Behaviour

This is the third issue of our new publication, research insight. The aim of the publication is to translate relevant scientific research into useful information for your...

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Getting The Most From Your Parlour Chemicals

Getting The Most From Your Parlour Chemicals

Expanding dairy export markets and increasing consumer interest means processors are tightening up on milk quality standards, which means an effective parlour circulation...

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