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Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic DGCL have remained committed to supporting and advising our clients to ensure that their businesses are in the best position possible to face the challenges arising during this testing year.…
The impact of COVID-19 on the Food Service market has been dramatic.  This market has disappeared overnight and although we still have the same number of people consuming dairy products in the country, the processors and supply chain has had major issues adjusting to the change in supply/demand, especially given the panic buying that has occurred.…
We have an exciting graduate business management consultant opportunity available for an enthusiastic and committed individual.…
We continue to read in the press about how cows are the problem behind the current environmental and climate change issues. In this TED talk, the speaker turns this on its head and suggests that grazing ruminants are actually part of the solution and can be beneficial to soil management. …
Congratulations to Emily for passing Module 1 and 2 of the FAR exams…
With September drawing to a close the SW Dairy Show is rapidly approaching. We would like to invite you to join us on our stand at the show for tea and a chat about all things dairy! Come and meet our team and take the opportunity to discuss how we can assist you. We look forward to seeing you on the day. Regards Douglas, Janice, Emily, Sarah & Abby …
We would like to congratulate Emily on her further showing success. Last weekend Emily attended the Frome Agricultural Show with some of her pedigree Hampshire Downs and had success in the ewe, shearling and ram lamb classes as well as taking breed champion with her ewe lamb. Congratulations Emily, a great end to the 2019 showing season!…
A recent article shared on social media made me think about how our industry is viewed and the opinions we have on our industry. Should we be asking for thanks for producing food or should we be thanking our customers for choosing to do business with us? Farms are, after all, businesses and without our customers we are unable to survive so who deserve the thanks? The article is worth a read as it pinpoints a number of interesting thoughts.…
****NEWSFLASH**** Have you sorted your fertiliser requirements going forward? It may seem a little early to be thinking about input purchases when we are still in the midst of harvest, but sources from Openfield have suggested that planning now could be beneficial to your business. Due to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the potential for a no deal scenario on 31st October the forward price for fertiliser is already starting to reflect suppliers moves to guard against this. Companies are issuing terms that are much stricter on delivery dates and potential charges should delivery not be taken. Yara have published new terms with a November delivery option for N & NS at ~ £14/t higher than the October option. Should we leave with no deal on 31st October the duties on AN / CAN / Urea & Nitrogen Sulphur Grades, DAP & MAP and TSP will all be immediately effected. This is also true for NPK blends and compounds so planning your fertiliser requirements now could help your business in these uncertain times. (Source: Openfield)…
We would like to congratulate Andrew King, one of our local clients, who recently won the Antibiotic Guardian Award for improvements in antibiotic use. Well Done Andrew!!…
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