Trevor Frost

Looking after our vital Registered Animal Medicines Advisors

Our dedicated RAMAs are always in-store and on hand to help you keep your livestock in tip top condition and the Newsletter team recently caught up with the man in charge.

January 2023

Bags of nitrogen fertiliser

How to get the most from your nitrogen

Nitrogen fertiliser efficiency in warm, dry weather is reduced and losses can be costly in more ways than one – affecting your bank balance, the environment and the quality and quantity of your crop.

January 2023

Cows eating feed in barn

Making the most of your forage is just good sense

With rising input costs there has never been a better time to consider how well your dairy or beef herds are using the valuable forages you provide.

January 2023

Cows in lit dairy shed

Get brighter to boost yields

Research over the last ten years has shown specific light can affect and regulate our moods and wellbeing - and dairy cows are no different.

January 2023

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British Farming Needs You!

As we enter a new year, many are aware of the increased emphasis on reducing meat and dairy messages on screens, newspapers and online. Ensuring consumers can make informed choices about the food they eat is more important than ever.

January 2023

Cows feeding in barn

What are your New Year’s resolutions?

Last year brought more than its fair share of challenges for our farmers, coping with rising input  costs, increasing uncertainty and extreme market volatility.

January 2023

Friesian calf in barn

Boost colostrum quality to protect calves from scours

Farms are still losing too many calves to scours - the main cause of death in calves under two months of age.

January 2023

Sunset over fields and sea

Free support expanded in the South West to help our farmers

Farmers and landowners in the region can now access help to adapt to changes in agricultural grants, thanks to a £2.6 million support programme.

January 2023

A group of ewes in a field

Mid-pregnancy ewe nutrition just as important

The focus at this time of year is often on ewe health around tupping and early pregnancy but it’s important not to ignore mid-pregnancy if you want to maximise next years’ lamb profit.

December 2022

Hands with soil running through fingers

Don’t cheat your fields

The balance of nutrition in an organic farming system is vital to make sure your crop is getting everything it needs - and there is no easy fix.

December 2022