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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...

You can now benchmark your performance against a simple set of key performance indicators and identify areas for improvement...


Events and Webinars

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

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  • Take Action on Johnes - Holsworthy

    | 23 November 2017 | EX22 7TDJoin AHDB and Penbode vets to find out more about tackling Johnes on your farm
  • BVDFree Vet Workshop - Worcester

    | 22 November 2017 | WR3 7SGJoin BVDFree and the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) for this event looking at how vets and farmers could work better together towards eradication of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea in the North-West. The afternoon will include an update on the progress of the BVDFree scheme, discussio...
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  • Growing level of volatility in UK markets

    Global dairy markets have tended to follow a three-year cycle of prices, but do UK prices show the same trends? Analysis shows that UK commodity prices have historically achieved a premium over global prices as well as benefiting from a level of protection from global volatility. However, it seems...20 November 2017
  • Scottish industry in the spotlight in AHDB’s latest report

    AHDB has shone a spotlight on the potential impacts of Brexit on agriculture and horticulture in Scotland in its latest Horizon report.15 November 2017
  • Benchmarks set for optimal performance

    Dairy farmers should be aiming to achieve a full economic cost of production between 22 pence per litre (ppl) and 25ppl, according to a new set of performance measures. 15 November 2017
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