With the availability of skilled labour widely touted to become an even bigger problem post-Brexit, Katie Jones talks to an expert about what employers can be doing to ensure the recruitment process is a pain free as possible.
ADAS recently estimated the cost of a scour outbreak in a 100-cow suckler herd (assuming 90 calves born) to be £5,794*. Consequently, it definitely pays to prevent any infectious calf scours gaining a foothold on any beef unit.
As 2018 descends, many farmers could be contemplating consolidation or change, but behind every good business there must be an even better plan to help achieve any desired goals. Danusia Osiowy speaks to farmers and professionals to find out their key tips and advice in order to start the journey.