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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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Promoting Milk

Promoting Milk

Promoting milk to the public is something that both industry organisations and individual farmers can – and many say, should – be doing. This insight publication look...

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September Checklist

September Checklist

A round up of topical farming issues for the month of September

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Business

Healthy Mind, Healthy Business

Many farmers see the benefits of maintaining their machinery, but what about their minds? It is often things that are out of farmers’ control; financial pressures, weat...

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FPD - Freezing Point Depression

FPD - Freezing Point Depression

Freezing Point Depression (FPD) is a test used to measure extraneous water in milk. The freezing point of milk is usually in the range of -0.512oC to -0.550oC with an ave...

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Dairy Costings Focus Report 2018

Dairy Costings Focus Report 2018

The Dairy Costings Focus Report is widely known across the industry for in-depth analysis of recent trends and performance comparisons over multiple years. This year, we ...

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August Checklist

August Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Adjusting Nitrogen Use Are you Carrying Passengers? Spring Born Heifers Freezing Point Depression - FPD Poisonous Plants St...

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