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. 

Conferences

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

  • Webinar - Economics of heifer rearing

    DairyCo is hosting a webinar with Alana Boulton, researcher at the Royal Veterinary College, at 19:00 on Wednesday 11 March 2015 where she will discuss the economics of heifer rearing. 26 February 2015
  • DairyCo and RVC unite to help producers support calf health

    Working in partnership, the Royal Veterinary College, University of London (RVC) and DairyCo have produced a series of online films looking at aspects of dairy calf management and health. 26 February 2015
  • Reducing feed costs

    Increasing the proportion of fresh grass in the diet of high yielding cows can be a viable option to reduce feed costs. However, farmers should be careful of milk yield reductions, suggests new DairyCo-funded research. 24 February 2015
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