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COVID-19 update – we are still here for you

In recent light of the ever-evolving situation concerning COVID-19, LIC UK’s number one priority is the safety of you, your staff and family, and our people.

The 6th Annual Cream Awards

The 6th Annual Cream Awards, organised by British Dairying magazine, was held at Chesford Grange on 6th February, bringing together 400 guests to celebrate the best of the dairy industry.

Could NZ drought strategies help during the current UK climate?

Following an extended winter and a slow wet spring, many parts of the country are now experiencing unprecedented dry conditions and its essential farmers have a grassland strategy in place, and act on it, to get through the current situation.

What makes a good UK grazing cow?

The Grangers, who farm near Bude in Cornwall and who have been working with LIC for 18 years to create the cows they want to milk and that best suit their system and milk contract, helped us make our latest video ‘What makes a good UK grazing cow?”.

LIC to increase its investment in UK agribusiness

New Zealand-based dairy farmer-owned co-operative, Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), is increasing its investment in National Milk Records PLC (NMR), the leading supplier of farm management recording services in the United Kingdom, to nearly 20%.

How to use a plate meter

If you’re new to using a plate meter, or know someone who is, have a look at our new video.

Acidosis in grazing cows – beware of bad advice

Dr John Roche will be one of the key note speakers at this year’s Pasture to Profit Conference on Thursday November 9th. Below John, Principle Consultant at Down to Earth Advice Ltd, discusses the realities of SARA in grazing cows.

Rotational grazing

Pasture to Profit consultant Piers Badnell discusses the fundamentals of setting up a successful and profitable rotational grazing system.

LIC Terms and Conditions

LIC UK has undergone a few changes over the last few months as we look at better ways to support our farmers in the UK and Ireland.

Pasture to Profit Conference Update

Farmers from across the UK gathered in November at Worcester Rugby club for the LIC (UK) Pasture to Profit Conference, entitled 'Beyond the Trough’. It was lively day, full of much debate and the exchange of ideas, and it brought together experts, farmers and technical specialists to look at some of the topical challenges facing the UK dairy industry today. Below is a short film about the conference which explains why UK farmers return to the conference year after year.

Autumn Grazing

Good autumn grazing is not only about what can be gained from high quality grass at the shoulder of the season, but also about setting up for a successful start to Spring 2017.