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Latest Member's Mailing

13 August 2018

Latest Member's Mailing

Enclosed in your mailing: Whilst some rain has finally arrived here in Somerset and many other parts of the country, recovery is likely to be slow. Several Members have called the office to discuss options for forage stocks. Planting fast growing IR...

New associate consultant, Simon Smith

09 August 2018

New associate consultant, Simon Smith

Simon Smith has recently joined our team of associate consultants, specialising in nutrition, business planning, staff management, financial budgeting and scenario modelling. To contact Simon Smith call 07711 491652 or email simon@smithfarmconsult...

New Autumn Grass Seed Prices

30 July 2018

New Autumn Grass Seed Prices

Our Autumn prices are now set, with many mixtures the same or rolled back from the Spring price. Give your cows what they like to eat Kingshay trials evaluate the ‘performance’, ‘persistency’ and ‘palatability’ of grass varieties withi...

BUSINESS insight – Holding Effective Meetings

13 July 2018

BUSINESS insight – Holding Effective Meetings

Not feeling listened to or respected are one of the main reasons staff leave farm businesses. With Brexit looming, sourcing staff is only going to become harder, which places greater emphasis on retaining people and building your reputation as a good...

Dairy Manager Latest Results

11 July 2018

Dairy Manager Latest Results

The latest results from Kingshay Dairy Manager show that Margins over Purchased Feeds have improved compared to last month at £140 per cow. Although this is £13 behind last year, the trends suggest that, with milk prices once again strengthening, w...

July's Newsletter

02 July 2018

July's Newsletter

With all the Kingshay news and views, this month's newsletter includes: Better Business Insight The New Dairy Unit – our Herdsman’s Perspective 10-year Trends in the UK Dairy Herd Welcome to our newest Associate Consultant Coming Soon...

April Newsletter

19 April 2018

April Newsletter

Our April Newsletter covers: What is the most cost effective dairy system? New Dairy Insight Service Dairy Manager Update: milk from forage Which hoof blocks or shoes are the best? – Kingshay’s latest Tried & Tested survey King...

Dairy Production Systems Report 2018

07 February 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 risk more carefully than ever. This demands a critical focus on profitability, whic...

December Newsletter

22 December 2017

December Newsletter

December's Newsletter includes: TB Advisory Service delivers benefits to farmers Dairy Manager Update: milk prices at 30% increase on last October Future Farm: Update on Kingshay’s AgTech Centre Sensor Technology: The role of animal and e...

October Newsletter

29 September 2017

October Newsletter

Our latest edition of the Newsletter covers: Antimicrobial Stewardship and reducing antibiotic use on farm New TB Advisory Service Dairy Manager Update New Facebook page to help find farm workers Download the newsletter HERE

Kingshay Dairy Costings Focus Report 2017 released

27 July 2017

Kingshay Dairy Costings Focus Report 2017 released

Milk price range narrows, while feed efficiency gaps remain wide The rolling average milk price to March 2017 may have decreased by 0.6ppl to 23.8ppl in this year’s Kingshay Dairy Costings Focus Report, but lower paid farmers have seen welcome p...

July Newsletter

27 July 2017

July Newsletter

Our latest edition of the Newsletter covers: Navigating Uncertain Times Dairy Manager Update State of the Art Dairy Dairy Costings Focus Report Choosing grass seed Download the newsletter here.