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Farm leaders to launch British food & farming campaign - Farmers Weekly: #BackBritishFarming

@KWFeeds 30 Aug 16

European dairy giant FrieslandCampina increases milk price for September

@KWFeeds 30 Aug 16

UK daily milk deliveries 2wks to 20/8/16 avg 36.8m ltrs, 2.3m l/day or 5.9% down on the year

@KWFeeds 29 Aug 16

Finished cattle trade marches on - AHDB Beef & Lamb via @beefandlamb_

@KWFeeds 29 Aug 16

Grazing energy remains below seasonal averages - see feeding now as an investment for winter

@KWFeeds 29 Aug 16

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Latest articles

Feed choice for extra ration sugars critical to IOFC this winter

First published: 19 Aug 16

Ration sugars will be cricital to maximising feed efficiency and milk from forage this winter, yet most UK dairy diets currently fall short of the required minimum.

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Feed price pressure continues but better value options available*

First published: 29 Jul 16

Forward contracts on winter protein requirements could be vital as increased prices and market volatility continue, and global supply drops closer to demand.

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Invest in autumn feeding or risk loss of yield once cows housed

First published: 25 Jul 16

Losing body condition due to inadequate feeding as grazing intakes drop will cut winter milk income by more than the cost of feeding to fully support autumn production.

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Rising feed markets highlight the value of forward contracts*

First published: 17 Jun 16

Supply pressure and rising feed prices are increasing the focus on better value alternatives and forward contracts for both summer and winter feed requirements.

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