New members for AHDB Dairy board

AHDB Dairy has appointed three new members to its dairy board, with Joe Towers, Liz Haines and Ian Harvey taking up three-year terms from last month. They replace Janette Prince, Tim Gue and David Cotton who have all completed their terms of office. Mr Towers joined...

RABDF honours Andersons’ Tony Evans

Andersons consultant and dairy farmer Tony Evans is the recipient of this years’ Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF)’s Princess Royal Award. HRH Princess Anne made the presentation at Buckingham Palace recently. The annual award for a lifetime...

Dispute over dairy herd numbers

The number of dairy farmers leaving the industry recently appears to have increased, but there is some controversy over the extent of the loss. Food Standards Agency (FSA) figures suggest that 222 dairy farmers, or 2.4% of the sector have exited the dairy industry in...

Changes at De Lacy Executive

De Lacy Executive, the agriculture and food executive recruitment specialist, has a new owner and new managing director. John Davies, who founded the business in 2000, sold it last May to the Canadian-based AgCareers.com, itself part of the Farms.com group of...

NMR & AHDB data project targets dairy feed efficiency

National Milk Records (NMR) is working with AHDB Dairy and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to use everyday herd data to identify the most productive breeding lines. NMR has shared nine billion rows of data gathered through its routine milk recording with AHDB Dairy....

NMR & AHDB data project targets dairy feed efficiency

National Milk Records (NMR) is working with AHDB Dairy and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to use everyday herd data to identify the most productive breeding lines.NMR has shared nine billion rows of data gathered through its routine milk recording with AHDB Dairy....