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Business Objectives Farming Note

Business Objectives Farming Note

Every business needs a strong sense of direction and plan for the future. Defined business objectives are key for motivating staff and to keep a business moving forwards...

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Contract Farming Agreements Farming Note

Contract Farming Agreements Farming Note

Contract farming agreements can offer significant advantages over Farm Business Tenancies (FBT). They are relevant to both large specialist companies and smaller farms en...

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Dairy Herd Protocols Farming Note

Dairy Herd Protocols Farming Note

Protocols are prescribed procedures for completing routine tasks. They are very powerful tools that can make the difference between success and failure on larger farms wi...

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Dairy Lean Management

Dairy Lean Management

Lean management can be put into practice on dairy farms to improve net margins. A lean-qualified (ILM) consultant will coach on how to put management structures in place,...

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Employing People - Employment Law

Employing People - Employment Law

Employment Law addresses the red tape and legalities you need to be aware of as an employer.

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Employing People - Labour Interviews Farming Note

Employing People - Labour Interviews Farming Note

Employing the right people is key to your business success. Dairy Manager Full Costs figures show that paid labour can be as high as 5.55 ppl. The labour interview is a c...

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Employing People - Sourcing Labour Farming Note

Employing People - Sourcing Labour Farming Note

Labour should be thought of as an investment, not just a cost. At an average 5.7ppl (3.7ppl paid labour) (Kingshay Profit Manager), labour is the biggest overhead cost to...

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Employing People - Staff Management & Motivation Farming Note

Employing People - Staff Management & Motivation Farming Note

No matter how comprehensive and well thought out your plans for the business, they are worthless without people - you, your employees and your family. People are your gre...

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Employing People - Staff Rostering Systems Farming Note

Employing People - Staff Rostering Systems Farming Note

Retaining high quality staff is one of the biggest challenges on most farms. Circumstances where there are long hours and difficult working conditions can result in good ...

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Employing People - Take Time to Make Time Farming Note

Employing People - Take Time to Make Time Farming Note

Are you making the most efficient use of labour on your farm. Herds on Dairy Manager Full Costs have an annual labour cost of over £44,000 per 100 cows or 3.8ppl (this i...

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Equity Partnerships Farming Note

Equity Partnerships Farming Note

Equity partnerships can help to encourage the younger generation to remain in the dairy industry, and offer an attractive exit route for the retiring farmer. They can pro...

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Essential Farm Signs Farming Note

Essential Farm Signs Farming Note

Properly signed dangers can minimise the risk of accidents, as well as the risk of litigation if things go wrong. The number of fatal accidents in agriculture remains one...

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