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April Checklist

April Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: April Fertiliser Strategy Preparation for Maize Spring Reseeding Turnout Troubles These Checklists are only available to mem...

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The Carbon Neutral Dairy Farm of 2040

The Carbon Neutral Dairy Farm of 2040

This is the fifth in a series of DAIRY insight publications covering ‘Net Zero Emissions’, where we aim to outline current and future actions that may help the UK dai...

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The Importance of Colostrum Management

The Importance of Colostrum Management

The future of the dairy herds on most farms, lies with their heifers. Good management from the very start is therefore key to a successful herd and is essential to reduce...

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COVID-19 Managing your Business Risks

COVID-19 Managing your Business Risks

In the light of the current situation with Coronavirus, what do you need to do to protect your family and working team? Have you considered what impact COVID-19 could hav...

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Thermoduric Bacteria

Thermoduric Bacteria

A growing number of milk processors are testing milk for thermoduric bacteria and penalising for counts above >500 cfu/ml. With high counts associated with milk quality a...

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March Checklist

March Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Grazing Plans Disrupted by Wet Weather Key Dates for RPA Environmental Land Management Scheme Pneumonia Weather These Checkl...

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Lameness & Behaviour in Dairy Cows

Lameness & Behaviour in Dairy Cows

Lameness is a costly disease in dairy herds with each case estimated to cost £196 - for treatment costs, labour, loss of milk production, loss of fertility and culling. ...

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Maximising the Value of Every Calf

Maximising the Value of Every Calf

An increasing number of processors are introducing plans to encourage farmers to phase out calf euthanasia of healthy, young bull calves. Such a move is undoubtedly the r...

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Towards Net Zero Emissions – Nitrogen Oxides

Towards Net Zero Emissions – Nitrogen Oxides

This is the fourth in a series of dairy insight publications covering ‘Net Zero Emissions’, where we will attempt to identify the sources of each GHG, how it may be r...

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Farm Protocols

Farm Protocols

A successful dairy farming business strives for outstanding performance and this can be achieved through consistent and accurate work practices. Maintaining standards acr...

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Towards Net Zero Emissions – Methane

Towards Net Zero Emissions – Methane

This is the third in the series of dairy insight publications covering ‘Net Zero Emissions’ where we will attempt to identify the sources of each GHG, how it may be r...

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January Checklist

January Checklist

The January checklist covers: Perfect Preparation – Nutrient Management Plans If you could replace the worst 10% of cows in your herd, how much extra profit could...

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