News

Keep up-to-date with the latest news from us and our farmers.

Utilising grazed grass with higher yielding cows

Input costs and carbon footprint are among the forces pushing dairy producers to make more milk from grass. Supporting AHDB’s grass campaign, grassland specialist Piers Badnell suggests even higher production herds can get more milk from grazing.

How resilient is your business?

With the price of running a business on the rise, LIC’s lead Pasture to Profit consultant, Sean Chubb, gives some tips on how to ensure your business is resilient in these challenging times.

Walford College farm cows

Walford update – January 2022

We cover the latest news from LIC’s innovative Walford College monitor dairy farm including results from the first three weeks of mating and recommendations for the upcoming weeks.

Putting the spotlight on cow efficiency

In this insightful webinar LIC’s Malcolm Ellis presents findings from New Zealand farms on efficient cows, Sophie Evers from Teagasc shares data from the Irish dairy industry then we cover the practical application of these concepts in a British herd.

Unique sales days offer future benefits for grazing herds

LIC has joined forces with Barbers Auctions and Gwilym Richards as Market Drayton Dairy Sales to offer six specialist market days next year that will give producers a chance to see any cows they buy playing a major part in their overall herd improvement plan.

Walford College farm’s improvement journey with LIC

For the last two years, LIC has been working with North Shropshire College on their Walford College campus farm. Together we want to improve the sustainability of the farm by improving the milk from pasture, the longevity of the cows and the financial stability of the business.

Bloat – Be Aware

Is bloat around the corner? Pasture to Profit consultant, Piers Badnell, tells you to keep a look out.

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