dairy farmers

  1. J

    Milk Vending Machine

    Hi, we are looking at setting up a milk vending machine and just want some advice if anyone has done it before. We want to know where to begin and any hurdles that people have come across or anything that they didn't expect. We have thought of a couple of locations, one of these is a large layby...
  2. The Business Barn

    Protecting the future of raw milk

    For those considering producing raw milk, this could be of interest... A producer alliance has been formed to safeguard the future of raw milk production. More than 170 producers in the UK currently sell raw milk direct to consumers, as a way of diversifying their farm business. However...
  3. The Business Barn

    Protecting the future of raw milk

    For those considering producing raw milk, this could be of interest... A producer alliance has been formed to safeguard the future of raw milk production. More than 170 producers in the UK currently sell raw milk direct to consumers, as a way of diversifying their farm business. However...
  4. The Business Barn

    Rising opportunity for dairy beef

    Further opportunity for profitable dairy beef market Beef farmers are being urged to re-evaluate their approach to dairy beef as it provides huge potential for growth and opportunity to boost production while meeting market demands. Speaking at a recent Crediton Milling Company (CMC) meeting...
  5. The Business Barn

    Dairy profits recover but testing times lay ahead...

    Dairy farmers’ profits recovered in 2017/18 as milk prices returned to more sustainable levels – but the outlook for 2018/19 is far less buoyant. A recent survey by accountants and financial planners Old Mill has revealed that Old Mill and Farm Consultancy Group (FCG) clients made a profit from...
  6. The Business Barn

    Wagyu beef scheme reduces price volatility...

    A unique business has been formed which sees dairy farmers, rearers and finishers paid a guaranteed price for breeding and finishing Wagyu cross dairy animals. Growing demand for Wagyu beef has resulted in Warrendale Wagyu, established by Jim Bloom last year, to develop a system that works on a...
  7. The Business Barn

    World's first 'floating farm' set to open...

    A Dutch property company, Beladon, is launching the world's first offshore dairy farm in the Port of Rotterdam, this year. With the aim of helping the city produce more of its own food sustainably, the farm in the middle of Rotterdam’s Merwehaven harbour will initially milk 40 Meuse-Rhine-Issel...
  8. The Business Barn

    Millennials love dairy...

    A £1.2 million consumer campaign aimed at reminding the public of its love for dairy found that 11% of 26-41-year-olds were less likely to replace dairy products with alternatives – well ahead of expectations. The campaign, jointly funded by AHDB Dairy and Dairy UK, created a spoof government...
  9. The Business Barn

    Dairy product shortage a real risk post-Brexit...

    The UK’s largest dairy co-op Arla has warned of shortages of staple dairy products and spiralling consumer price increases post-Brexit, regardless of a hard or soft deal. In a report co-authored with the London School of Economics (LSE), titled The impact of Brexit on the UK dairy sector, the...
  10. Herdwatch

    Farming Tasks: Breeding

    Good morning! Let's see if we can get a better response here :) We would like to find out how farmers on the forum are managing their breeding. As it can have a substantial impact on your farm, it usually requires reliable planning and management. So we would like to know: Around what time of...
  11. BeckyFarms

    Motivation & Staff Needs in Dairy Farming: Please spare 5 minutes to complete this Questionnaire!!

    For my dissertation at Harper Adams i'm researching what motivates dairy staff, and how managers think their staff are motivated. Aiming to align views to improve staff productivity and understandings of staff needs! Please spare 5 minutes to complete one of these questionnaires (one for either...
  12. JezzaB76

    Pedigree Polled Hereford Bulls for Sale

    Two strong hardy out wintered 24 month old bulls for sale. Excellent Pedigree. Sired by easy calving stock bull Bondes Hubert. Elite Hihealth status. TB4 test area. Please call 07870490159 or message
  13. Dairy Care Consulting

    South Wales Dairy Farmers

    Any dairy farmers in south wales area wishing to get in contact please feel free to private message or post :) or find us on facebook @dairycareconsulting
  14. DJP4

    Dairy Herd Fertility - how do you read the signs?

    Just wondered what you use to detect heat in cows? Where would you go for advice dairy cattle fertility - Vet, specialists at the agricultural merchant or an AI specialist?
  15. bradaz89

    Herdsman wage

    Hello after looking for a new job as a herdsman, was wondering what to expect as a wage, I don't really know what's good, been offered a job every other weekend and a day off in the week with a house, whats a fair wage???? At the moment i work 6 day a week, every other weekend off but no house...
  16. farmwoody

    Dairy farmers hit back after Arla cuts April milk price - good on them!

    If it's one thing I love about farming - it's the unity! Dairy farmers across the country have been quick to hit out at Arla for the latest milk price cut. How will it affect you? Plenty of reaction to the news here...
  17. bradaz89

    Tenant farming

    Hello, I've been thinking for a while about becoming a tenant farmer, at the moment I'm a herdsman and can get the capital for around 60-70 cows, I've found somewhere where it might become available, basically I'm wondering is it worth it, will I be able to make a living out of it,
  18. M

    A Survey on the Changing Nature of British Dairy Farming- Participants needed

    I am currently undertaking my dissertation on the changing nature of British Dairy Farming, and looking to gain the opinions and situations of dairy farmers across the country. I would greatly appreciate it if you could fill in my survey which takes around 5 minutes. All participants are kept...
  19. S

    Cattle *Dairy Farmers needed for University Dissertation 5 minute anonymous online questionnaire*

    I am a final year Agriculture Student at Harper Adams University. For my dissertation/ Professional Research Project i am doing it on 'Prevalence, impact and control of Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease) in cattle for Dairy Producers.' As part of the research i am doing a questionnaire for Dairy...
  20. S

    *Dairy Farmers needed for University Dissertation 5 minute anonymous Questionnaire*

    I am a final year Agriculture Student at Harper Adams University. For my dissertation/ Professional Research Project i am doing it on 'Prevalence, impact and control of Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease) in cattle for Dairy Producers.' As part of the research i am doing a questionnaire for Dairy...

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