Planning for Profit

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About Planning for Profit: 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. Specialist consultants are on hand throughout the two days to provide support and advice tailored to your needs. There will also be opportunity for additional discussion with other producers to share ideas and develop your future business and personal goals. Those attending the workshop have often already begun to consider making some changes to their business whether it be expansion, changing calving pattern, boosting milk from forage, planning for business succession, or simply looking for more general ways to improve profitability.

The workshop looks at the strategic aspects of dairying. It begins by taking the business’ current cost of production as a base point and then attendees test different scenarios for their business to see what the potential implications on profitability might be. Furthermore, with technical sessions on nutrition, utilisation of feeds and core costs per cow, the workshop aims to help you produce a plan to take your business forward and increase your profitability.

Planning for Profit workshops:

  • 28-29 January Hampshire area
  • March 2015 North of England
    (A modular version over several weeks)

Further details:

  • Run over two days, this residential workshop gives you the chance to focus on your business without the distractions of everyday task.
  • The workshop fee is £269 +VAT. This is a contribution to the total cost of the workshop and is for up to two people from the same business. Past attendees have recommended that you attend with another person from your business in order gain a wider perspective and have support when driving the changes on return.
  • Click here to view some thoughts from farmers that have been on Planning for Profit.

Contact: If you are interested and would like to find out further information about a Planning for Profit workshop in your local area please contact your local Extension Officer or Rachael Chamberlayne on 02476 478788 or

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