Know How / Dairy

In a tough dairy market, with growing volatility and uncertainty, our Know How area aims to help you make your dairy business more resilient and profitable.

This is your starting point for lowering your cost of production, improving grass from forage and reducing reliance on antibiotics and improving cow health and welfare.

Key areas of focus:

  • Reducing costs to deliver a profitable business
  • Improving cow comfort, health and welfare
  • Increasing milk from forage
  • Meeting milk contract requirements
  • Breeding cows to suit your system

Latest Know How

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Advice on buying and retrofitting slurry scrapers

Many farms still opt to install and replace automated slurry scraper systems despite a wide variety of other options coming to market in recent years. Automating slurry management in cubicle…

SLURRY AND MANURE MANAGEMENT

How a farmer is benefiting from installing slurry separator

Investing in a slurry separator has reduced labour requirements on a Shropshire dairy unit. Tim Dale installed the separator last autumn to alleviate the need to pump slurry into a…

SLURRY AND MANURE MANAGEMENT

Muckspreading rules: How dairy farmers will be affected

Farming is in the firing line as the Environment Agency adopts a tougher approach to protecting England’s watercourses from agricultural pollution. Much confusion surrounds the new rules for spreading organic…

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