Farmers Weekly Dairy Farmer Of The Year

Congratulations to Neville & Sue Loder who were awarded the coveted Farmers Weekly Dairy Farmer of The Year 2017. The 2008 South West Dairy Farmers of the Year winners, from Sherborne, Dorset, eclipsed their previous success nine years later to the day when they won the top accolade in early October. The Loders have been […]

European Lean Discussion Group

This is a new international platform for dairy owners and managers, where we can exchange knowledge and challenge each other to be the top performers in our industry. Next meeting 11-13 June 2017 in Sweden The main focus for this meeting is: “Lean on Dairy farms” To visit the website for more information on this […]

Need To Provide Staff Training?

Appropriate training of staff on farms has become ever more important, not only for health and safety reasons but also for employee’s continual professional development.  The range of course and qualifications now available is wide reaching and applicable to staff members at all level, entry level courses in manual handling and pre-harvest safety right the […]

Zero Tillage and 20T/Ha?

The North Wilts Arable group recently had a joint meeting with the Avon Meadow sheep group and welcomed Jake Freestone, Farm Manager of Overbury Farms to speak about zero tillage, heavy wheat yields and integrated livestock management. Jake worked his way through the Velcourt management route before taking on the Farm Management role at Overbury […]