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Optimal Dairy Systems

We believe the GB dairy industry can achieve significant competitive gains at farm level by focusing on one of two production systems - block calving  or all year round calving. Read more...

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Events and Webinars

We run and support a wide range of events, meetings and webinars for farmers across the UK.

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  • Webinar: Robotic Herd Signals

    | 21 June 2018CowSignals asks farmers to question what cows want and how well he/she is meeting those needs. A good robot farm provides exactly want a cow wants, just when she wants it and in a stress-free way.
  • Strategic dairy farm - Tackling feed costs in an all year round calving system

    | 26 June 2018 | CW12 4TLJoin us at the second meeting at strategic dairy farm, Chance Hall Farm, where we focus on feed costs and explore areas for reducing this without compromising productivity.
  • Conference Grant Scheme

    | 20 May 2018 | VariousWe're offering a limited number of grants towards the costs of attending a selection of dairy conferences between May 2018 and Feb 2019.
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Latest news

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  • Reducing age at first calving can save thousands

    Reducing the age of first calving from 26 to 24 months can potentially save dairy farmers £300 per heifer.15 June 2018
  • AHDB launches farm data sharing project

    Creating a best practice guide to sharing farm data is the focus of a new consultation launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).12 June 2018
  • GB production peaks on 19 May

    The latest daily deliveries data (up to the 26 May) shows that GB milk production peaked on 19 May with a seven-day rolling average production of 36.6 million litres5 June 2018
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