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. 

Open Meeting Events

Tackling lameness on farm - Dorset

Don’t miss one of these six DairyCo open meetings in the South. You can find out about the latest research and practical advice about best practice treatment for lameness on farm.

DairyCo Research Day

DairyCo is showcasing some of its latest R&D, including trials being conducted under its Research Partnerships led by Nottingham University and SRUC by kind permission of Mr and Mrs A Cliff.

DairyCo/BGS Demonstration Farms

Assessing soil compaction and novel slurry spreading methods - Devon

DairyCo and BGS would like to take this opportunity to invite you to a demonstration farm event on assessing and alleviating soil compaction and novel slurry techniques, kindly hosted by Ms Mary Quicke.

Assessing soil compaction and out wintering replacement hiefers - Cornwall

DairyCo and BGS would like to take this opportunity to invite you to a demonstration farm event on assessing and alleviating soil compaction and also out wintering cattle, kindly hosted by Mr Chris Knowles and family at Trink Dairy.

Latest News

Para professional/industry mobility scoring training

On Thursday 25 September DairyCo is running a workshop looking at the why, when and how of mobility scoring using the DairyCo Mobility Score at Kingston Maurward College in Dorchester from 9:30 – 14:00.

08/28/2014 16:07:27

How Lean is your dairy management?

With the volatility of the markets we operate in being evident, it is vital to ensure our farming processes are doing their best for us. Lean management is one principle which is used in manufacturing operations but has now been proven to benefit dairy farms.

08/27/2014 15:48:05

IFCN highlights the global challenges for dairy

With the abolition of quotas next year, a number of EU countries are uncertain about the full impact on their individual industries. What is certain is that many challenges in the industry are now global, for emerging economies as well as established producers. In light of this, the International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN) met under the theme ‘Development of a Sustainable Dairy Sector’ at this year’s international conference.

08/27/2014 11:31:25