DairyCo offers a range of products and services to assist GB dairy farmers with a variety of technical and business management issues. From health & welfare related topics such as mastitis and lameness, to workshops on business planning, our technical services offer evidence based, practical support & advice which have been shown to deliver positive results.
Farm Business Management
Planning for Profit is a great way for dairy farmers to work through real financial and management scenarios for their business and test options for change.
Milkbench+ is the UK's fully independent confidential and impartial online dairy benchmarking system. As an internet based system it allows GB dairy farmers to compare their dairy enterprises.
People management broadly defines the influence the farmer has over the individuals whose skills and labour are utilised in order to run the farm business efficiently.
Forage for Knowledge is the DairyCo grass analysis project for 2013. We will be following 10 farmers across GB as they aim to get great quality and consistency for the whole grazing season.
Feeding dairy cows and young stock is one of the highest costs for milk production. There is though a large variation of feeding costs between relatively similar systems.
Breeding has a considerable impact on profitability, as demonstrated by the fact that 80% of the increase in milk yield over the past 20 years can be attributed to improved breeding.
The BBC Food and Farming Awards has announced the shortlist for the Outstanding Farmer of the Year category.03/10/2014 14:36:40
This year AHDB has, again, committed support for Open Farm Sunday (OFS) through five of its divisions, DairyCo being one of them. OFS initiative aims to raise the public’s awareness of the story behind our food and how farmers take great care and pride in protecting the environment.03/05/2014 12:20:36
Fonterra has revised its Forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2013/14 season, increasing it by a further 35 NZ cent per kilo milksolids (kgMS) to a record high of NZ$8.65/kgMS.02/27/2014 11:35:19
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Our Technical EO Amy Fawcett is on our stand at #UKDairyExpo for any Mastitis queries you might have this morning - Stand 73!
We will be at the #UKDairyExpo tomorrow. If you are attending please visit us on stand 73 to see how we can help your business