KT event

Published 14 March 13

DairyCo is holding a Research Day - your levy your future, on 27 March 2013 at University of Reading, Centre for Dairy Research (CEDAR), Hall Farm, Church Lane, Arborfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 9HX.
DairyCo is showcasing some of its latest R&D, including trials being conducted under its Research Partnerships with Nottingham University and Scottish Rural University College (formerly SAC). It's a chance to hear about the latest findings from the researchers undertaking the work as well as discuss what it means on farm and how research might develop in the future.

Topics covered on the day include:

  • The latest mastitis research - Vets Peers Davies and Peter Downes from The University of Nottingham
  • The results of the mineral intake study - Professor Liam Sinclair from Harper Adams University
  • Impact of soil compaction on grassland productivity -  Dr. Paul Hargreaves from SRUC
  • Treatment methods for sole ulcers and white line disease - Dr. Jon Huxley from The University of Nottingham
  • Latest research on alternative forage sources - Dave Humphries from the University of Reading
  • Development of new grass varieties which increase nutrient use efficiency - Dr. Heather McCalman from Aberystwyth
  • Herd management at CEDAR (Centre for Dairy research) - Professor  Chris Reynolds and James Lamburn, Head of Dairy Science and Herd Manager respectively at the University of Reading
  • Showcasing of research projects on Crypto in calves, social behaviour, digital dermatitis, Johne's disease, soil nutrients and manure management - DairyCo student's

For more information about the day and to book a place click here.