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General Data Protection Regulations - GDPR

General Data Protection Regulations - GDPR

New data protection rules are coming into force on 25th May 2018, which are likely to affect almost all farming businesses to some extent or another. In this issue of ...

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April Checklist

April Checklist

April's Checklist   This month’s checklist covers: Forage Planning Grass Staggers Silage – Reduce Pit Wastage and Save Money Preventing Lamene...

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RESEARCH Insight March 2018 – Heifer Lameness & Visual Evaluation of Soil Structure

RESEARCH Insight March 2018 – Heifer Lameness & Visual Evaluation of Soil Structure

This is the first 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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Purchasing Cattle

Purchasing Cattle

There are very few truly ‘closed’ herds in the UK, as farmers purchase stock for various reasons including replacements for culls, expanding the herd size, sweeper bu...

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Reseeding Grassland

Reseeding Grassland

To achieve high levels of milk from forage, grass quality and good ley management are vital. There can be a large variation in the performance of paddocks. Accurate measu...

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March Checklist

March Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Planning Worm Control in Youngstock Benefits of Booking your Contractor Early Be Prepared for Maize Drilling Handling and Use o...

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Making the most of Organic Material

Making the most of Organic Material

Slurries and farm yard manures represent a hugely valuable and often under- utilised resource on many dairy farms. Understanding their nutrient values could help reduce r...

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RDPE Grants

RDPE Grants

This publication covers grants currently available to farmers in England and is the first of the new Business Insight publications. The RDPE Small Grant Scheme aims to...

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Dairy Production Systems Report 2018

Dairy Production Systems Report 2018

What is the most cost-effective dairy system? With Brexit just around the corner, and global dairy markets remaining volatile, farmers are going to have to manage ris...

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February Checklist

February Checklist

This month’s checklist covers:  When did you last Check your Soils? New Farming Rules for Water – April 2018 Spring Grazing – making the most of spring gra...

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RB209 Fertiliser Update

RB209 Fertiliser Update

The updated Nutrient Management Guide (RB209), should provide farmers with an easier to understand resource to better plan their use of manures and fertilisers this seaso...

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Selective Dry Cow Management

Selective Dry Cow Management

The typical method for preventing new infections and treatment of intra-mammary infections during the dry period has historically been the blanket use of Dry Cow Therapy....

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