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October Newsletter

30 September 2015

October Newsletter

  Our latest newsletter includes articles on: Feeding your cows for less Getting starlings under control Our Mats & Mattresses report The milk price crisis To view the newsletter, click HERE

Latest Member's Mailing out now

18 September 2015

Latest Member's Mailing out now

Silage Analysis Farming Note The Silage Analysis Farming Note explains the importance of knowing the quality of all forages fed as buffers and winter diets, and taking regular silage samples for analysis is an essential first step to correct rat...

Dairy Costings Focus Report

01 July 2015

Dairy Costings Focus Report

Kingshay’s fourth edition of the Annual Dairy Costings Focus Report reviews milk price trends to March 2015 and ranks data by feed costs, yield from forage, region, yield band and herd size from Dairy Manager, with additional results from Kingshay...

Technical Update 2015

03 June 2015

Technical Update 2015

At Kingshay we are proud of the reputation we have developed over 25 years for carrying out independent trial work, helping farmers to make decisions free from commercial bias. In this update we provide an overview of our current farm trials a...

Business Management workshops

05 May 2015

Business Management workshops

Kingshay are delivering two Business Management workshops run by DairyCo, designed to give you a better understanding of business and financial management.  South Wales – 26th May 2015 Venue: Cardigan Rugby Club, Gwbert Road, Cardigan SA43 1PH...

High nitrates in silage grass possible

29 April 2015

High nitrates in silage grass possible

Below average grass growth earlier this spring could put next winter’s cow performance and fertility at risk, where grass is cut with high nitrate levels. “With grass growth picking up, it’s easy to forget the dry and cloudy weather experien...

Calf Jackets Tried & Tested

30 March 2015

Calf Jackets Tried & Tested

Kingshay’s latest Tried & Tested trial is focussing on calf jackets. As part of this report, we want to find out whether you've considered calf jackets and if you're using them, how successful you've found them. We would really appreciate it if...

Latest from Kingshay

18 March 2015

Latest from Kingshay

At Kingshay . . . Richard organised a very successful meeting of the ‘European Dairy Farmers – UK Club’ in Cheshire on the theme ‘Dairying Systems for a Volatile Market’.  The meeting included visits to three progressive dairy farms with ...

Soil Conference and Focus Days

25 February 2015

Soil Conference and Focus Days

A series of Focus days and a Soil conference will take part in March, featuring Gary Zimmer, a Wisconsin dairy farmer & pioneer of practical methods to improve fertility.   The first unsponsored 2 day practical soil conference held b...

Survey shows better maize seed choice could pay

11 February 2015

Survey shows better maize seed choice could pay

Two-thirds of maize growers could have achieved an average yield 10% higher last year by selecting premium varieties, according to a recent Kingshay survey of maize growers. Only one third of maize growers chose varieties ranking in the top eight ...

Maize Training Days

01 December 2014

Maize Training Days

The Maize Growers Association (MGA) is running two "Maize Training Days" this December. On Thursday 11th December in Pilton, Somerset and Monday 15th December in Churton, Chester. For more information, and to book a place, take a look at their...

New Costings Website Launched!!

11 November 2014

New Costings Website Launched!!

Kingshay have designed a new website for Dairy Manager Costings with improved usability which enables you to save data on every page. If you are still sending your data into the Kingshay office, why not have a go at entering your figures online next...