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. 

Workshops and training

Negotiating and influencing skills

This course aims to build and develop existing skills to achieve positive outcomes when influencing and negotiating agreements with staff, suppliers or customers. It will enable participants to confidently prepare and manage discussions which lead to win-win outcomes.

Planning for Profit workshop

Join three specialist consultants and eight other dairy business to explore your business and test ideas, using your farm's actual cost of production as a base point.

DairyCo open meetings

Is your house in order? North Yorkshire

Join DairyCo and Jamie Robertson, one of the UK’s leading experts on dairy housing and ventilation to look at optimal conditions for dairy cows, setting micro-environments for calves and improving ventilation in existing buildings.

Is your house in order? Skipton

Join DairyCo and Jamie Robertson, one of the UK’s leading experts on dairy housing and ventilation to look at optimal conditions for dairy cows, setting micro-environments for calves and improving ventilation in existing buildings.

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  • Dairy Hub launch

    A one-stop shop offering Scotland’s dairy farmers information, advice and training has been officially launched by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead. 19 November 2014
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    The draft Management plan is now open for consultation until 18 January 2015. The Action Group on Johne’s launched a draft National Johne’s Management Programme at a conference hosted by Dairy UK and DairyCo. 19 November 2014
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