Recruiting and Training Staff

Retaining a motivated workforce is critical for any business and is far from straight forward.  Too often we hear of issues that, with hindsight, could have been avoided.   There are a number of specific areas that employers can manage to help themselves. This starts before the recruitment process with the preparation of a detailed job […]

The Organic Milk Market Update

The recent Organic Market report reveals that sales of organic food increased by 6% in 2017.  This compares to an increase of 2.4% for food in general.  This is the sixth year of growth for the sector.  Dairy continues to be the leading segment with a number of strong brands attracting loyal support and leading […]

Grazing Multi-Species Swards Workshop Report

A Diverse Forages Project Workshop The aim of this workshop was to bring together farmers, industry representatives, and researchers with an interest in the management of multi-species (herbal) leys to discuss best practice for grazing these pastures with cattle and sheep. With over 45 delegates, the day proved to be a great success with lively […]