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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: The going is good at Greenvale
Farm Profit Programme: spring has sprung at Cranna
With lambing and calving coming to an end at Cranna, Robert Gilchrist talks to the Duguid family.
By Robert Gilchrist on 03 May 2018
Farm Profit Programme: good things come to those who wait
In the final week of benchmark results from the focus farms, we see how the Websters at Ardhuncart and the Gammies at Drumforber have got on in the first year of the project.
By Robert Gilchrist on 26 April 2018
Farm Profit Programme: dealing with an extended winter period
Like most farms in the country, the early onset of winter and delayed spring has had an effect on the focus farms. This week, we look at how the farms are dealing with the difficult conditions.
By Declan Marren on 19 April 2018
Farm Profit Programme: 10 changes that increased gross margins on the focus farm
Identifying the changes that have added to improved gross margins, Declan Marren writes.
By Declan Marren on 12 April 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Driving gross margin per ewe
In the second week of our performance reviews for year one, Robert Gilchrist looks at two more focus farms.
By Robert Gilchrist on 05 April 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Gross margin up £115/cow across focus farms
The financial performance of the focus farms from year one shows some great progress being made, Declan Marren writes.
By Declan Marren on 29 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Hoping for an end to the snow!
Robert Gilchrist brings us up to date with progress at Mains of Auchriachan in a chat with Andy Duffus.
By Robert Gilchrist on 22 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme:  what is a true measure of flock performance?
Output from the sheep enterprise on the focus farms has been flagged as an area that needs to be improved across the board.
By Declan Marren on 15 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme: harnessing the power of on farm data
There is a vast amount of data generated each year that can be used to help make key decisions on farm.
By Robert Gilchrist on 08 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme: bringing heifers into the system
Sourcing replacement heifers was recently debated among the Farm Profit Programme members.
By Declan Marren on 01 March 2018
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
By Lodge Hamlet out of an excellent Alfy dam.14 mths Super breeding line very do...
Easy calving Top Quality 5 star quiet bulls Excellent dams.Disease free.Tested...

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