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Latest articles

Planning at least 1-2 seasons ahead critical for good feed buying

First published: 25 Aug 17

The volatility of modern feed markets means good forward plans, accurate market information and strategic forward buying are key to controlling costs and risk.

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Optimise post-calving management to maximise cow profitability

First published: 18 Aug 17

Management and nutrition during the first eight weeks in milk are just as critical to lactation performance, cow health and fertility as the pre-calving period.

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Minimising substitution rate key to maximum buffer feed returns

First published: 25 Jul 17

With current milk prices offering the opportunity for most to boost profits, understanding how to maximise returns from buffer feeding is critical this autumn.

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Feed outlook* - Jul 2017

First published: 11 Jul 17

Adverse weather in the UK and elsewhere is already affecting commodity feed prices, and theres potential for even greater market volatility going forwards.

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