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September Checklist

September Checklist

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

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Successful Interviewing Technique

Successful Interviewing Technique

Employing the wrong person can be costly to a business, not only financially but to the team as a whole. Therefore, the interviewing process is incredibly important, but ...

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Compact Feeding

Compact Feeding

Compact feeding is a popular concept in Denmark and one that is growing in popularity in the UK. It was developed by Danish professor, Niels Bastian Kristensen. The princ...

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Teat Necrosis

Teat Necrosis

Reports of Bovine Ischemic Teat Necrosis (ITN) - which causes cattle to excessively lick and remove their teats - are on the up.  The condition was first officially iden...

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August Checklist

August Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Resolve Grassland Issues Now Dry Cows at Grass Small Grant Scheme – Round 2 Mycoplasma bovis Vaccine on Trial Meeting Net Z...

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Dairy Costing Focus Report 2019

Dairy Costing Focus Report 2019

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 cele...

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Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme

Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme

DEFRA has announced it has opened applications for Round 2 of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme. The scheme provides funding for farmers to improve the prod...

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Milk Urea

Milk Urea

Milk urea levels are a useful means of assessing ration balance, with fluctuations typically highlighting a shift in the balance between rumen degradable protein and ener...

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July Checklist

July Checklist

This month we look at: Harvest Options for Cereals Prepare Now for Autumn Reseeding Monitoring Heifer Growth Rates Lungworm Planning Stubble Turnips, Forage R...

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Maize Eyespot

Maize Eyespot

The amount of maize grown in the UK has increased significantly over the last decade, due to both the three-crop rule and an increasing use of maize in anaerobic digester...

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Mechanical Ventilation

Mechanical Ventilation

Good building ventilation is vital to remove the huge amounts of heat and moisture produced by cows every day. Failure to get it right can lead to heat stress and higher ...

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June Checklist

June Checklist

June Checklist This month’s checklist covers: Climate Change & Environmental Impact Be Prepared to Control Flies Don’t Neglect your Maize Crops Sulph...

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