Ammonia – What It Is and How to Reduce It?

NH₃, NH₄, NO₃, SO₃…  There is only so much chemistry that we can remember from school, however the chemistry that is becoming more important to understand is Ammonia (NH₃), the effects, and ways in which it can be reduced.  The Clean Air Strategy has been produced by DEFRA in order for the government to regulate […]

Cotswolds LEADER Grant Funding to Re-Open

We have been contacted by the team Leader at Cotswolds LEADER Programme to inform us that the grant programme may re-open for new Expressions of Interest for a two-week window in early March 2019.  A final decision will be made on Wednesday 27 February 2019.  All projects will then have to be approved and contracted […]

Genetics Rather Than Cosmetics!

We are seeing an increasing number of beef clients looking to source quality rearing calves directly from dairy farmers, to reduce the risks of disease and low colostrum intake associated with buying from unknown sources at market.  However, a common complaint is that dairy farmers are choosing their beef AI sires based on the limited […]

Clear Vision & Strategy

The most profitable businesses have clear goals and a strategic plan to implement their vision of where and how they wish to grow their business.  This was one of the first and most important business lessons I learned in NZ.  I always thought this and have highlighted it in previous articles.  Some we saw were […]