Events

DairyCo runs and supports a wide range of events across the UK, as well as Webinars for on-line participation.

Workshops/Training
There are a number of workshops and training activities for both producers and others stakeholders within the industry. These include the business planning workshops Planning for Profit, DairyCo Mastitis Control Plan training for new users and update courses, Para-professionals training in use of the DairyCo mobility score, Mobility Mentor training along with others. 

Webinars
Webinars hosted online give you the opportunity to listen to a speaker in the comfort of your own office/home. These webinars tend to be an hour in duration delivering on the one topic. 

Open Meetings
DairyCo host a number of meetings through the country which are ‘open’ to producers, farm staff and others. The meetings are stand along and will tend to cover off one topic in the space of either a daytime or evening meeting. 

Shows
DairyCo often has a presence at show organised by others within the industry. These may be trade, industry or consumer type events with a DairyCo presence being relevant to the show's topic. Shows relevant to the dairy industry are listed, but this list is not exhaustive of all the shows taking place in GB.

Conferences
The dairy and livestock industry has numerous conferences that take place throughout the year, often they are system or topic specific. DairyCo may host/attend/support those relevant to current activity. Conferences that are of interest to the dairy sector will be listed within this section of the events calendar.

Education Events
Within the remit of DairyCo is the provision of educational resources for use within school age teaching. Meetings are often hosted to help teachers, educational institutes and support staff to understand the range of materials and their uses. 

Webinars

Feeding the contemporary dairy cow

The Transition Cow

DairyCo and AgriSearch will be hosting a webinar with Dr. Ryan Law, Agricultural Research Manager at Dunbia Ltd based in Northern Ireland at 7pm on Wednesday 18th February 2015.

Conferences

Outlook 2015

The 2015 Outlook Conference, jointly hosted by EBLEX, BPEX and DairyCo will be held on Wednesday February 11 at One Great George Street in Westminster.

Cattle Lameness Conference

The CLC was first held in 2009 with the aim of being an evidence based scientific conference targeted at veterinarians, consultants, research and academic staff, pharmaceutical and chemical representatives, milk buyers, accreditation bodies, food retailers, policy makers, government, funding bodies and other professional bodies active in the field and those interested in cattle lameness. The conference is organised by The Royal Veterinary College (University of London), The Dairy Group and The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science (University of Nottingham).

Latest News

  • Feeding the contemporary dairy cow

    The evening of January 28th saw DairyCo host a webinar on the subject of 'Nutrition of the Contemporary Dairy Cow: Research into Practice' presented by Professor Liam Sinclair of Harper Adams University. 29 January 2015
  • PSA window extended

    EU farm commissioner Phil Hogan has announced that the window for placing stock into Private Storage Aid (PSA) will be extended from February to the end of September 2015. 28 January 2015
  • The Milk Race returns – with the dairy industry cheering it on

    Gwyn Jones, DairyCo Chairman, said: “DairyCo is delighted to jointly sponsor this year’s Milk Race in Nottingham later this year. “Sport requires commitment, enthusiasm and huge energy from the competitors which is something dairy farmers know and appreciate as they go about their work in producing nutritious milk and the other dairy products millions of us enjoy every day. “The Milk Race is a popular family event in the cycling calendar and represents a good fit with DairyCo’s strategy to promote the role dairy farmers play in producing delicious milk which is an important element in many people’s diets. This year’s Milk Race will be the third year in succession the event has been run following its return to the cycling calendar in 2013. 27 January 2015
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