What does it take to become a successful dairy farmer?
What does it take to become a successful dairy farmer? We spoke to two experts to find out.
Cow cooling: 7 ways to keep your dairy herd healthy this summer
Sunshine season is upon us. That poses a new set of challenges for managing the health and happiness of your dairy herd. Here are seven tips for cool cows and continuing profits.
Free calculator: Optimise fat in dairy herd rations to boost yields
If only there was a simple way to calculate the optimum amount of fat to add to dairy feed in order to maximise milk production. Right this way.
#MegaFertility - Overcoming Disease Challenges
The #MegaFertility campaign shares the opinions of dairy experts to raise awareness of some of the issues around dairy cow fertility. Welsh dairy farmer and #CowsOnTour CoFounder, Abi Reaser discusses overcoming disease challenges.
How do different silage types affect milk production?
Silage is a staple of the dairy farming world. But in terms of milk production, how do you get the most bang for your buck from your fermented fodder? Let’s take a look into the science of silage.
10 top dairy farmers to follow on Twitter
We've rounded up the best of the best when it comes to dairy farmers on Twitter, make sure you're following to keep up with all the latest in the dairy industry!
#MegaFertility - The Cost of Fertility
Over the next 3 months, the #MegaFertility campaign will be sharing the opinions of dairy experts from across the industry to raise awareness of some of the issues around dairy cow fertility. Enjoy the 4th guest article, in the form of a vlog.
#MegaFertility - The Importance of Herd Genetics
Getting the foundation of high fertility genetics into the herd will greatly assist in keeping on top of improved pregnancy rates - advice from Marco Winters, Head of Animal Genetics AHDB
#MegaFertility - Dairy Production and Herd Health
Cows are at their most productive when they are healthy and happy. Yet milk production itself can have a negative impact on fertility rates. It’s something of a catch 22, but correct nutrition holds the key to success.
#MegaFertility - A Dairy Farmer's Story
Over the next 3 months, the #MegaFertility campaign will be sharing the opinions of dairy experts from across the industry to raise awareness of some of the issues around dairy cow fertility. Enjoy the first guest article.
The best agriculture events of 2019
Staying ahead of the curve in agriculture requires keeping your finger on the pulse. Or you could just attend some of these events instead. Here are the best agricultural events of 2019.
Turning out nutritional advice
Turnout isn’t as simple as flinging open the doors to your winter housing and watching as your cows bound towards the fields. Ensuring your herd remains happy, healthy and productive requires careful nutritional planning. Here are some tips.