Joining the Prince’s Dairy Initiative (PDI) has provided some useful insights into the management and performance of a small Holstein Friesian herd on a rented farm in North Yorkshire. The PDI is a programme set up by HRH the Prince of Wales to improve the long-term sustainability of the British dairy industry. See also: A guide to grants for dairy and livestock farmers Dairy farmer Richard Weatherald, who milks 100 cows at the 72ha Low Thoresby farm near Leyburn, was […]