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Grassland Soil pH

Grassland Soil pH

Soil health and fertility are fundamental to livestock producers, in order to maximise grass growth. The pH status of a soil plays a hugely important role with forage gro...

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Cubicle Modifications

Cubicle Modifications

Having spent time assessing how well the cows use your cubicles (see Cubicles - what do your cows want?) it is vital to adjust them to suit your cows. This DAIRY insight ...

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Dairy Costings Focus Report 2021

Dairy Costings Focus Report 2021

An in-depth analysis of recent trends and performance comparisons over multiple years. This report includes data from herds using our dairy costings service to the year e...

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Genomic Evaluation

Genomic Evaluation

As the industry looks to adopt precision farming, improve efficiencies and maximise the value of every calf, genomics is going to play an increasing role on dairy farms. ...

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Grant Schemes in England

Grant Schemes in England

This BUSINESS insight will take you through the huge array of grants available for farmers and land managers as part of the government’s drive to green up agriculture. ...

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Benchmarking Soil Organic Carbon

Benchmarking Soil Organic Carbon

Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) has become a bit of a buzz word in the industry. This may have prompted you to investigate the SOC within your own soils, or it may be something...

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Cubicles – what do cows want?

Cubicles – what do cows want?

Happy cows are productive cows! The key is to ensure every aspect of management and cow environment is set up to make the most of the cow’s natural behaviour. Closely m...

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Water Quality & Udder Health

Water Quality & Udder Health

Private water sources are a great way to lower water costs on dairy farms, but failure to routinely monitor and address water quality issues can lead to problems with udd...

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Measuring Soil Organic Carbon

Measuring Soil Organic Carbon

In order to achieve Net Zero by 2040, British Farming needs to capture more carbon (C). Hedgerows, woodland and soils have all been identified as key areas for C-sequestr...

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Computerised Calf Feeders

Computerised Calf Feeders

Computerised calf feeders are becoming increasingly popular to help labour efficiencies. Managed well, they can improve milk feeding consistency, drive weight gains and o...

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RESEARCH insight – Fine Tuning Heifer Rearing

RESEARCH insight – Fine Tuning Heifer Rearing

Heifer calves are the future of most dairy herds, and you don’t get a second chance at getting it right. Therefore, time taken for attention to detail pays dividends, n...

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Reducing Plastic Waste on Farm

Reducing Plastic Waste on Farm

An average of 13,000 tons of plastic is produced by UK farms each year. Reducing waste on your farm can reduce costs, reduce time as well as being better for the environm...

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