Revenue

Over the coming months AHDB Dairy and other organisation involved with Decisions4Dairy are spending a week a month focusing on key factors that affect dairy farmers; the first theme is Revenue.  

On this page you will find all the articles, the webinare and tools that will help you look at optimising the revenue from you and your farm.

Article: Optimising your milk contract – hygienic quality
In the first of a series of articles under the #Decisions4Dairy – Optimising Revenue theme, AHDB looks at the value of good hygienic quality to milk buyers, and some key facts that farmers should bear in mind when looking to optimise their revenue.

Article: Optimising your milk contract – compositional quality
In the second of a series of articles under the #Decisions4Dairy – Optimising Revenue theme, AHDB looks at the value of compositional quality to milk buyers and some key facts that farmers should bear in mind when looking to optimise their revenue.

Milk Price Calculator
Online tool which assists you in achieving the best milk price possible. The tool allows you to input data specific to your farm and see where changes can be made to improve your milk price.

Geometric mean calculator
Calculator to assist in understanding the impact of high SCC and Bactoscan test results on the averaged used for pricing.

Farmers Weekly: ways to maximise your milk contract
Dairy markets might be on the turn, but farmers need to maximise their revenue wherever possible. This will also help put them in a stronger position for when prices do pick up....

Article: Decisions4Dairy: Long-term business planning
In the third of a series of articles under the #Decisions4Dairy – Optimising Revenue theme, AHDB looks at the volatility in farm prices and how longer-term planning can help business decision-making.

WebinarUnderstanding the intricacies of milk contracts
This recording of our webinar with AHDB Dairy lead Analyst Chris Gooderham discusses the intricacies of milk contracts, some pitfalls and how farmers can maximise returns from them.  

Article: Decisions4Dairy: Non-milk revenue
Doug Jackson, Director of Savills Food & Farming, writes the forth article in the Decisions4Dairy Revenue theme.
So you have used the AHDB Dairy decision tree model and got as far as what are your alternatives and you are not sure what to answer? This article talks you through the process to try to identify what your options might be.

Decisions4Dairy Decision tree
AHDB Dairy has devloped a decisions tree to help you ask the right questions and find relivant support. 

Exit and alternative options
These are challenging times for dairy farmers and when looking at exiting the dairy sector it’s critical that this is not seen as some form of personal failure but is considered a positive step, for the longer term.

Article: Decisions4Dairy: Revenue - Little things make a real difference