Dairy

Less than half of levy payers respond to AHDB consultation

Less than half of levy payers respond to AHDB consultation

Less than half (42%) of levy payers responded to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB’s) Shape the Future consultation....

May 16, 2022

Entries for 2022 RABDF Gold Cup competition now open

Entries for 2022 RABDF Gold Cup competition now open

Entries for the 2022 Royal Association Of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) Gold Cup competition are now being accepted, and will...

May 16, 2022

Lakeland increases price on existing fixed milk-price contracts

Lakeland increases price on existing fixed milk-price contracts

Lakeland Dairies has today (Thursday, May 12) announced that it is increasing the price paid to farmers on existing fixed...

May 12, 2022

Lakeland Dairies CEO to retire this year

Lakeland Dairies CEO to retire this year

The chief executive officer (CEO) of Lakeland Dairies, Michael Hanley has announced his decision to retire in December 2022. This...

May 11, 2022

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

A new study has shown that cumulative methane output was reduced by almost 11% in dairy cows that received a...

May 9, 2022

Scotland: Views sought on changes to bovine TB Order

Scotland: Views sought on changes to bovine TB Order

The Scottish government has today (Monday, May 9) opened a consultation on proposed amendments to the Tuberculosis (TB) (Scotland) Order...

May 9, 2022

Mastitis control: 90% of farmers using SDCT

Mastitis control: 90% of farmers using SDCT

Mastitis is an inflammation of the cow’s mammary gland, which is usually caused by bacteria entering the teat canal. Mastitis...

May 7, 2022

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, is to expand a trial which uses seaweed to reduce methane emissions from cows. In...

May 5, 2022

Three more judges confirmed for UK Dairy Day

Three more judges confirmed for UK Dairy Day

The more judges have been confirmed for UK Dairy Day 2022, taking place on September 14, in Telford, Shropshire. David...

May 3, 2022

Gold Cup winners to open their farm to the public

Gold Cup winners to open their farm to the public

One of the UK’s highest ranking dairy herds is opening its gates for the renowned Gold Cup Open Day on...

April 30, 2022

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

British vets have warned that delaying import checks on animals and animal products entering the UK could have serious implications...

April 28, 2022

Mineral series: Do your cows suffer from Pica?

Mineral series: Do your cows suffer from Pica?

Mineral Series in association with Terra NutriTECH In the last few weeks there has been a surge in reports from...

April 28, 2022

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

The latest episode of Farmland, which shines a light on how the current inflation and input crises are affecting two key areas...

April 26, 2022

Research highlights link between ruminant health and methane emissions

Research highlights link between ruminant health and methane emissions

A new report has highlighted the role that reducing key endemic diseases in ruminants can play in reducing methane emissions...

April 25, 2022

Breeding season: Generating replacement heifers

Breeding season: Generating replacement heifers

In recent years, due to expansion and the end of quotas, herd size on farms has stabilised. Because of this,...

April 21, 2022

10,000 cows involved in pilot methane-reduction programme

10,000 cows involved in pilot methane-reduction programme

European dairy co-operative, Arla Foods and global science-based company, Royal DSM are set to start a large-scale, on-farm pilot with...

April 20, 2022

Danone reports ‘good’ financial start to 2022

Danone reports ‘good’ financial start to 2022

Danone has reported a “good start to the year” with net sales increasing by 7.1% in the first quarter on...

April 20, 2022

Claim that Lakeland peak milk scheme will penalise farmers

Claim that Lakeland peak milk scheme will penalise farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has hit out at a milk supply scheme recently unveiled by Lakeland Dairies claiming that...

April 13, 2022