Business Briefing April 2021

Welcome to the April 2021 edition of the Farm Consultancy Group Business Briefing Newsletter.   In this issue you will find articles on Planning Permission Success, How Important is Rumen pH?, Efficient Use of Slurry and many more… Generally, I assist farmers in getting planning permission for new farm buildings and houses on their land, but […]

Planning Permission Success

Generally, I assist farmers in getting planning permission for new farm buildings and houses on their land, but occasionally I am asked to help remove an Agricultural Occupation Clause (AOC) from a house on their property. I have recently assisted two ex-farmers do this on two separate properties, that just happen to be in the […]

How Important is Rumen pH?

Rumen pH is critical for cow health and milk production. Feeding a balanced ration throughout the twenty-four-hour period will keep rumen pH constant. Fibre is one of the main sources for good rumen health, but it is a very complex carbohydrate, and its digestion is totally reliant on source. The amount and rate of digestion […]