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LIC Pasture to Profit webinar

Pasture to Profit Insights 2021 webinar

LIC Europe offers you an opportunity to attend our Pasture to Profit Insight 2021 webinar. David Beca runs through key insights for UK dairy farmers in these unpredictable times.

LIC why BCS is so important

Why BCS is so important

Bess Jowsey from LIC looks at body condition as a precursor to herd health. It’s important dairy farmers have some understanding around body condition score (BCS) and what this should look like for their herd.

out wintered heifers on kale turnips and mustard

Is your pasture management up to scratch?

Can you afford to ignore the potential that grass and grazing can offer your livestock business? With LIC help is available to learn from the experiences of others local to you.

LIC UK cows grazing in field

Grazing is still possible

As autumn has progressed in the north, grazing for many farmers has become a real challenge. Pasture to Profit Consultant Bess Jowsey offers some advice.

LIC Newstead lab straws

Advice on reducing the number of short returns during mating

With autumn block farmers gearing up for the start of mating, the main focus is around getting cows back in calf and, more importantly, back in calf at the front end of the block. Are you doing it the most cost-effective way? Is there a way you can keep your block tight while reducing costs?

LIC feature in British Dairying magazine

LIC feature in British Dairying magazine

Read the latest editions of British Dairying magazine. A comprehensive monthly trade magazine for farmers, vets and others involved in the UK dairy industry.

Closeup of grass in field

Set your farm up for success

Many of us will have commenced our last grazing rotation around the farm. The final rotation is your last chance to set your farm up for a successful early turnout next year.

tractor ploughing field for reseeding

Reseeding – evolution, not revolution

As farmers start thinking of autumn reseeds, pasture to profit consultant Sean Chubb runs through some options to help mitigate the risk of a feed shortage during summer

Maximising grass utilisation this Autumn

With levels of rainfall extremely variable across the north over the last month there has been a definite east – west divide in terms of grazing conditions, grass growth and farm cover. Regardless of how your grass situation is tracking the goals for achieving autumn grazing and protecting grass for next spring are the same.

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