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 charity Dairy Futures has been set up to offer honest business plan reviews, mentoring and a peer network and it will welcome applications from those who just wish to access this level of support.12/11/2013 15:44:13
The NFU, Dairy UK and AHDB DairyCo draft strategy, ‘Leading the Way’ aims to unify the industry and sets targets to eliminate the UK dairy trade deficit value by 2025.12/10/2013 16:59:31
The 2013 Awards were a celebration of all that’s best in the UK food & farming industry – the people – the companies, the businesses whose drive, enthusiasm and innovation continue to help grow the economy and inspire others. Judges commented that the 2013 entry list was one of the strongest ever seen.12/10/2013 09:56:35
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