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Farm Profit Programme

Working together ANM Group and the Farmers Journal will deliver timely updates of what’s happening on the ground at the Farm Profit Programme farms in Scotland.
Farm Profit Programme: harnessing the power of on farm data
Farm Profit Programme: Part 2 - How many calves can we wean from 100 cows
In part two of examining Steven Sandison’s Nuffield Report, we look at the factors that influence the differing performance between the top and bottom 10% of the farms surveyed.
By Declan Marren on 22 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: How many calves can you wean from 100 cows?
The focus farmers got together last week to hear from Nuffield Scholar Steven Sandison
By Declan Marren on 15 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Winter cost reduction at Drumforber
As spring cows move on to their pre calving diet, Andrew Gammie speaks to Robert Gilchrist about progress at Drumforber
By Robert Gilchrist on 08 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Gearing up for spring
The countdown to calving, lambing and all that goes with it has begun at Arnage. Declan Marren catches up with the Biffen family.
By Declan Marren on 01 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Are autumn calvers paying their way?
Robert Gilchrist and Declan Marren look at the pros and cons of an autumn herd on beef farms.
By Robert Gilchrist on 25 January 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Time to tackle soil fertility
Declan Marren and Robert Gilchrist outline the steps to take when drawing up a soil fertility plan.
By Declan Marren on 11 January 2018
What are the key profit drivers for the suckler herd in Scotland
Robert Gilchrist looks at some of the main discussion points from the recent Farm Profit Programme Focus Group open afternoon.
By Robert Gilchrist on 21 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Using cow body condition to reduce wintering costs
Strategic use of cow body condition can play a significant role in keeping wintering costs in check, writes Declan Marren.
By Declan Marren on 21 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: calving heifers at two years old
This week, investigate the pros and cons of calving heifers at two and look at two of our Focus Farmer’s policy around first calved heifers.
By Robert Gilchrist on 18 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: focus group open day
The Farmers Journal/ANM Group Farm Profit Programme will open its doors for anyone interested in joining a focus group on Wednesday 13 December at 3pm in Thainstone mart.
By Declan Marren on 05 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: small changes reaping rewards in Tomintoul
With winter setting in properly now and snow confirming its arrival, we have been busy getting winter prepared, Andy Duffus tells Robert Gilchrist.
By Robert Gilchrist on 07 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Winter routine under way at Drumforber
As we enter December the winter routine is well and truly under way here at Drumforber, writes Andrew Gammie.
By Declan Marren on 30 November 2017
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