7 September 2001

Slip-ups and cock-ups galore…

"Milk yields have shot up in recent years as a result of better generics in the dairy industry."

"Staff disciplinary issues can arise on the farm as in all companies. Lateness, fiddling time sheets and nicking tools out of the workshop are all good examples."

"You have to get colostrum into a calf in the first few hours of its life by any means you can."

"Budgets should be reviewed on a regular basis to compare the actual performance against the forecasted performance. If this cant be done regularly, it should be done monthly."

"A good seed bed is essential for sugar beet. That means it must fall through your fingers."