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Dairy Farmer keeps you updated with all the latest news, views, insight, and information from the Dairy sector - from animal husbandry to milk prices and diversification.
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Farmers should start preparing now if they want to apply for Defra's new calf housing for health and welfare grant
The use of an ear tag sensor system for cow data collection is helping with the management of Sandy Mitchell’s 1,400-cow herd
This month Roger Evans writes about the problems caused by dogs running free on farmland, and also gives us his thoughts on early mornings
Becky Fenton and husband Paul milk 200 pedigree Holsteins under the Springlebee prefix at Centenary Farm, a Cheshire county council farm. In 2021, they bought a farm in Staffordshire and they plan to farm there once the new dairy set-up has been built
We have now dried all the cows off, switched off the water heater and ice bank, ready for some much-needed downtime away from the farm.
This month Roger Evans discusses the Milk Marketing Board, the importance of food security, and gives his opinions on the members of the Government
Research has shown that adding non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as Metacam®, to mastitis treatment protocols can improve the cure rate and outcomes of a case
Funding from the Farming Innovation Pathway has aided the development of a product that could help the dairy industry in reducing emissions from slurry
This month industry commentator, Eric Lister who has worked in the industry for over 40 years, discusses methane inhibitors and offers a word of warning that they may not be the silver bullet in the race to reduce emissions
The second half of June always seems to be a particularly chaotic time for us, with Lincolnshire Show (our local show), second cut silage and multiple Arla deadlines all seeming to come together.
After starting my last article with ‘well the sun is finally shining’, this time I’ll begin by saying ‘hurrah it has finally rained! Farmers and the weather, eh?!
Investment in a new shed complete with high levels of automation has led to increased productivity and improved business efficiency for the Sloan family
This month Roger Evans discusses the positives and negatives of Bank Holidays, his experience with IT and emailing, and when might not be a good time to call in a vet.
This month, Roger Evans discusses his fascination with the stories behind old farming pictures, how farmers are no longer recognised for the work they do in producing food, and why romance certainly isn't dead in the countryside.
Is it a British obsession with the weather or is it just farmers. I wonder what it would be like to work in an office and the weather have no effect on your life other than deciding if it is a BBQ for the weekend or not
Tenant dairy farmer Liz Haines discusses the impact that cost of production is having on her business and how she expects to ride out the storm
Following a number of years sharemilking, Blair and Penelope Drysdale bought their own farm in 2018 and now aim to run as low cost a system as possible. Chris McCullough reports.
Meet The Editor - Katie Jones
Hailing from a family farm in Cheshire, my roots are firmly in farming and now living on a 300-cow dairy farm with my own family, I can appreciate the daily issues which affect everyone involved in the industry.
I believe the level of innovation and technology we are already seeing on dairy farms is something we should all be very positive about, as is the innovation we are likely to see in the future.
I also believe that, despite the challenges posed by the industry, there is a huge amount of passion, optimism and enthusiasm among the younger generations of dairy farmers.