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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
Open Farm Sunday (OFS) organisers, LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), urges farmers to start planning now, to help ensure this year’s campaign is the most successful one yet. 7 June 2015 will be the tenth anniversary for OFS and to help farmers plan their event LEAF is holding a series of free Information Events around the country, starting in January.
27 January 2015
DairyCo’s Breeding briefs, a guide to genetic indexes in dairy cattle has been launched. It identifies the tools of genetic improvement, so farmers can make better breeding decisions. The guide concentrates on the theory and provides tips on using breeding tools in practice and helps to pinpoint which figures to seek out and prioritise.
26 January 2015