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10 Oct 2017

Farmer Focus: Dennis Smith, Pilehayes Farm, Exeter

At 17 instead of buying a car Dennis Smith bought his first pedigree heifers and since then he has built a prestigious herd that has been 5 times national finalist for the Holstein

05 Oct 2017

AHDB grant available to Scottish Farmers

AHDB have secured a grant from Scottish Government that will allow all Scottish dairy businesses to be signed up to Dairy Pro, the professional development register.

Rising Through the Ranks - New Head of Field Services Appointed at the Cattle Information Service

The Cattle Information Service (CIS), leading milk recording organisation, welcomes internal promotion of Janette Mathie, who has been committed to the business for 29 years, progr

11 Aug 2017

Lesley Griffiths urges dairy farmers to take advantage of EU support

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs has reminded Wales’ dairy farmers, who carry out milk recording, to take advantage of EU financial support before 19 August.

02 Aug 2017

Optimise profitability by identifying open cows easily and effectively

Dairy farms can optimise profitability by shortening the calving interval and reducing the number of days that cows are open. The easiest way to accomplish both goals is the IDEXX

Farmer Focus: Gilmour Lawrie – Sandyford and Myremill Farms near Ayr

Known locally by hundreds of school children KitKat farmer, 4th generation farmer Gilmour Lawrie has the oldest pedigree Ayrshire herd in the world. Gilmour, his wife Caroline and