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November Gold Cup comment: Cows settle in for the winter

John Taylor, herd manager at 2014 NMR/RABDF Gold Cup winners Worthy Farm in Somerset, reports on the latest news from the dairy, what they expect from the farm team and reflects on one of his favourite stories when dealing with staff... More

This article appears in the following categories: Lobbying, Dairy Event
18 Nov 2014


Livestock Event 2015 to host three national dairy shows

Three dairy breeds will be staging their national shows at Livestock Event to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 July. .. More

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4 Nov 2014
Livestock Event 2015 to host three national dairy shows


Livestock Event 2015 dates announced: 8 and 9 July

The Livestock Event 2015 will be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 8 and 9 July, calendar dates which fit with the pattern of summer agricultural events. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
22 Aug 2014
Livestock Event 2015 dates announced: 8 and 9 July


RABDF Farm Health Management Awards 2014

Rebecca Hodgson, a BSc Agriculture student at Myerscough College and Susan Carr studying at the Royal Veterinary College have each received the RABDF Farm Health Management Award sponsored by Volac... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
22 Jul 2014


RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award goes to Quill Productions

The RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award made to the product that delivers the most economic value to the livestock sector was presented to Dorchester based Quill Productions at the Livestock Event held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
9 Jul 2014


RABDF Prince Philip Award goes to Genus

The RABDF Prince Philip Award was presented to Genus ABS for research and development in the field of dairy farming and the most practical, relevant and best technical exhibit at the Livestock Event 2014. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jul 2014


Livestock Event 2014 Beef and Sheep Results

The full results from the beef and sheep showing at Livestock Event 2014.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
7 Jul 2014
Livestock Event 2014 Beef and Sheep Results


Livestock Event National Dairy Show Results 2014

Sandyford Clover 10, a 12 year old Ayrshire in her eighth lactation reigned supreme at the Livestock Event, held at The NEC, Birmingham last week... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
7 Jul 2014
Livestock Event National Dairy Show Results 2014


Livestock Event achieves record attendance, up 6%

A record 17,000 visitors attended the Livestock Event staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July. The figure was up 6% on the year... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
7 Jul 2014
Livestock Event achieves record attendance, up 6%


Association of Robotic Milkers meeting: Livestock Event, Thurs 3 Jul

Plans for a new collaborative group of dairy producers with robot milking systems are underway to enable them to exploit the new technology more readily, share best practice and ensure a positive public image. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Training, Other
30 Jun 2014


Livestock Event: National Dairy Show - there's still time to enter

Stall bookings for the Livestock Event’s National Dairy Show have exceeded 200 stalls so far, however with five days to go to the booking deadline, there’s still time to enter... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
16 Jun 2014
Livestock Event: National Dairy Show - there's still time to enter


Livestock Event: The Feed Science Forums

A series of Feed Science Forums designed to offer practical science based advice to all farmers as well as for consultants and feed advisors will be held at the Livestock Event to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 July... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jun 2014
Livestock Event: The Feed Science Forums


Livestock Event: Farm Health Planning seminars – the joint farmer- vet approach

Farmers and their vets will be teaming up to share how they have proactively addressed some of the most common and challenging health issues found on beef and dairy units in the Farm Health Planning seminars to be staged at Livestock Event at The NEC.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
2 Jun 2014
Livestock Event: Farm Health Planning seminars – the joint farmer- vet approach


Livestock Event: new off road 4 x 4 and UTV test drives

Visitors to the Livestock Event to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July will be able to put the latest UTVs and some of the most popular work horse 4 x 4s through their paces.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
27 May 2014
Livestock Event: new off road 4 x 4 and UTV test drives


Livestock Event: The National Dairy Show: free stall places, best show circuit facilities

The Livestock Event’s National Dairy Show is scheduled to take a lead by offering exhibitors the best facilities on the show circuit with more free stall places and more time to showcase their cattle to the biggest commercial dairy farmer audience.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
19 May 2014
Livestock Event: The National Dairy Show: free stall places, best show circuit facilities


Livestock Event: 36 free coaches from 34 auction marts

Farmers will be able to travel free of charge to the Livestock Event to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 July. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
29 Apr 2014
Livestock Event: 36 free coaches from 34 auction marts


Livestock Event Business Debates

The Livestock Event Business Debates focusing on some of the hottest topics and relevant issues impacting on farming businesses within the sector will be held at the Livestock Event to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 July... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
14 Apr 2014
Livestock Event Business Debates


Livestock Event to stage world first live robotic demonstration

The world’s first combined live robotic milking and feeding system demonstration at an exhibition will be staged at the Livestock Event, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July by its organisers the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers... More

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31 Mar 2014
Livestock Event to stage world first live robotic demonstration


The Livestock Event: exploiting potential exports

The Livestock Event will be flying the flag for all British exhibitors – both livestock and from the supply sector, interested in exporting activities at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 July. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
25 Mar 2014
The Livestock Event: exploiting potential exports


The Livestock Event: National Dairy Show expands

The Livestock Event’s National Dairy Show is expanding this year in response to positive exhibitor feedback and visitor demand for more livestock... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
24 Feb 2014
The Livestock Event: National Dairy Show expands


RABDF announces Dairy Student of the Year new sponsor, De Lacy

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has announced specialist agriculture food and land based business recruitment consultancy, De Lacy Executive as the new sponsor for its annual RABDF Dairy Student of the Year award... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
17 Feb 2014


The Livestock Event 2014: new dedicated pig and poultry feature

The Livestock Event, the UK’s leading livestock trade show is launching a new dedicated feature for pig and poultry producers at the 2014 event, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
14 Jan 2014
The Livestock Event 2014: new dedicated pig and poultry feature


Young Charolais breeders out in force at stock judging final

Fifty two finalists from nine UK regions battled it out at the British Charolais Young Breeders’ Stock Judging Competition sponsored by Weatherbys, hosted as part of the inaugural National Charolais Show at the Livestock Event on Thursday 4 July... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jul 2013
Young Charolais breeders out in force at stock judging final


Ayrshire supreme champion at National Dairy Show

Loukat Lucky, an in milk Ayrshire was awarded the supreme title at the National Dairy Show at Livestock Event at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 July... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jul 2013
Ayrshire supreme champion at National Dairy Show


National Dairy Show Results Day Two

Full results from the second day of judging in the National Dairy Show at Livestock Event... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jul 2013
National Dairy Show Results Day Two


RABDF Farm Health Management Awards 2013

Charlotte Torrance, an FdSc Agriculture student at Plumpton College and Gregory Steele, a student studying at Cambridge University Veterinary School have each received the RABDF Farm Health Management Award sponsored by Volac... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
9 Jul 2013


National Dairy Show Results Day One

Full results from the first day of judging in the National Dairy Show at Livestock Event.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jul 2013
National Dairy Show Results Day One


Inaugural National Charolais Show a great success

The first National Charolais Show attracted an attendance of 63 head of cattle at the Livestock Event at the NEC, Birmingham, with Rumsden Gamble TI +41, SRI +42, taking the overall supreme champion title... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jul 2013
Inaugural National Charolais Show a great success


Milk-Rite receives the RABDF Prince Philip Award

Milk-Rite receives the RABDF Prince Philip Award, the honour made to the exhibitor for research and development in the field of dairy farming and the most practical, relevant and best technical exhibit at the Livestock Event... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
9 Jul 2013


RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award goes to G Shepherd Animal Health

The RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award made to the product that delivers the most economic value to the livestock sector was presented to the Milkworks Gold colostrum pasteuriser from Lancashire company, G Shepherd Animal Health... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
9 Jul 2013
RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award goes to G Shepherd Animal Health


Livestock Event achieves record attendance

The Livestock Event attracted a record 9,130 visitors on Wednesday, day one at its NEC, Birmingham venue this week, while overall attendance was up 10% on the year at 15,740 head... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
5 Jul 2013
Livestock Event achieves record attendance


Livestock Event: free coaches from auction marts

Visitors are able to travel free of charge to the Livestock Event, to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
25 Jun 2013
Livestock Event: free coaches from auction marts


Livestock Event: strong interest in livestock classes

Over 270 cattle have been entered for the competitive classes at the Livestock Event to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
24 Jun 2013
Livestock Event: strong interest in livestock classes


FINALISTS NAMED IN 2013 NMR/RABDF GOLD CUP

Six British dairy herds have been named as finalists in this year’s NMR/RABDF Gold Cup. The 2013 winner and runner up will be announced at the Livestock Event, held at the NEC, on July 3 at the NMR stand at 4.30pm... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
10 Jun 2013
FINALISTS NAMED IN 2013 NMR/RABDF GOLD CUP


Livestock Event: Farm Health Planning seminars

A proactive and collaborative approach to cattle health and welfare .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
4 Jun 2013
Livestock Event: Farm Health Planning seminars


Livestock Event: The Feed Science Forums

A series of Feed Science Forums designed to offer practical science based advice to all farmers as well as for consultants and feed advisors will be held at the Livestock Event to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
29 May 2013
Livestock Event: The Feed Science Forums


Livestock Event: Careers In Agriculture

Searching for a new career in agriculture? The Livestock Event, staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July will offer some fresh ideas in a new feature dedicated to employment opportunities... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
22 May 2013
Livestock Event: Careers In Agriculture


Livestock Event Business Debates

The Livestock Event Business Debates focusing on some of the hottest topics and relevant issues impacting on farming businesses within the livestock sector will be held at the Livestock Event to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 3 and 4 July.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
21 May 2013
Livestock Event Business Debates


Livestock Event: Mixer wagon demonstrations

The popular mixer wagon demonstrations are returning to the Livestock Event to be held on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July at The NEC, Birmingham, and organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
30 Apr 2013
Livestock Event: Mixer wagon demonstrations


Livestock Event: Foot trimming demonstrations

Foot trimming demonstrations will feature at the Livestock Event to be held on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July at The NEC, Birmingham, and organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
22 Apr 2013
Livestock Event: Foot trimming demonstrations


Livestock Event: Forage Field - new practical demonstration

Forage Field, a new practical demonstration designed to help all livestock farmers make more from their forages and will be featured at this year’s Livestock Event, to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
17 Apr 2013
Livestock Event: Forage Field - new practical demonstration


Livestock Event: National Dairy Show schedule launched

Schedules are now available to cattle exhibitors for the National Dairy Show to be staged at Livestock Event on 3 and 4 July at The NEC, Birmingham, the most easily accessed venue in the UK. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
20 Mar 2013


Livestock Event: new Machinery Hall

Farmers will be able to make more informed buying decisions on the latest machinery and equipment to be exhibited in the new Machinery Hall at the Livestock Event, to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
12 Mar 2013
Livestock Event: new Machinery Hall


Livestock Event 2013: Livestock relocates to trade halls

Livestock will feature more prominently at the Livestock Event, to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 3 and 4 July.i.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
28 Jan 2013
Livestock Event 2013: Livestock relocates to trade halls


Livestock Event team building success

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has restructured its Livestock Event management team. Caroline Barbour has been appointed assistant event director, while RABDF chief executive, Nick Everington will continue to hold overall responsibility... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
4 Jan 2013
Livestock Event team building success


Livestock Event reschedules to July

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers is rescheduling the Livestock Event. In 2013, the two day business to business event staged at The NEC, Birmingham will be held on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th July... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
29 Oct 2012
Livestock Event reschedules to July


Evesham dairy herd wins NMR/RABDF Gold Cup

The Miller family from Evesham, Worcestershire has moved up a place from 2011 to win this year’s NMR/RABDF Gold Cup. In 2011, as runner-up in the Gold Cup, they won the NMR Silver Salver... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
10 Sep 2012
Evesham dairy herd wins NMR/RABDF Gold Cup


Shropshire Herd Has Highest Lifetime Daily Yield Award For Second Year Running

The Chris May Memorial Award, for the herd with the highest average lifetime daily yield among NMR/RABDF Gold Cup qualifying herds, went to the Higgins family from Wilderley Hall Farms, Pulversbatch, Shrewsbury for the second year running. .. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
10 Sep 2012
Shropshire Herd Has Highest Lifetime Daily Yield Award For Second Year Running


Cumbrian Dairy Herd Wins NMR Silver Salver

David and Louise Hodgson and their team from Burgh by Sands in Cumbria, are runners up in the NMR/RABDF Gold Cup and were presented with the NMR Silver Salver at Livestock 2012, NEC, Birmingham today (Tuesday September 4)... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
10 Sep 2012
Cumbrian Dairy Herd Wins NMR Silver Salver


Livestock 2012: business to the fore at The NEC

Business was to the fore at Livestock 2012, staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 September.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
7 Sep 2012
Livestock 2012: business to the fore at The NEC


RABDF Prince Philip Award made to Ridgeway Science

Ridgeway Science is the winner of the RABDF Prince Philip Award for the most practical, relevant and best presented technical stand holder exhibit at Livestock 2012... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
7 Sep 2012
RABDF Prince Philip Award made to Ridgeway Science


RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award made to Northern Dairy Equipment

Northern Dairy Equipment received the RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award made to the product that showed the most economic value to the livestock sector... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
7 Sep 2012
RABDF Livestock Machinery and Equipment Award made to Northern Dairy Equipment


RABDF Farm Health Management Awards 2012

Diane Gornall, an FdSc Agriculture student at Myerscough College and Emily Gascoigne, a student studying at Cambridge Veterinary School have each received the RABDF Farm Health Management Award sponsored by Metacam.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Other
7 Sep 2012
RABDF Farm Health Management Awards 2012


National All Breeds Show Results

The complete results from The National All Breeds Show at Livestock 2012.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
5 Sep 2012


#HonestDairyLabels launched

RABDF consumer awareness campaign to stem imports and more informed buying decisions .. More

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4 Sep 2012


Livestock 2012: Agriculture Minister to open event

Agriculture Minister, Jim Paice MP will officially open Livestock 2012 on Tuesday 4 September, the first day of the two day event with a record 530 trade exhibitors, to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham by its organiser, the RABDF... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
22 Aug 2012
Livestock 2012: Agriculture Minister to open event


Top six named in 2012 NMR/RABDF Gold Cup

NMR and RABDF have named six dairy businesses as finalists in this year’s Gold Cup. They will compete for the industry’s top award which will be presented at the Livestock Show, NEC on Tuesday September 4... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
16 Aug 2012


Livestock 2012: The farm safety demonstrations

A series of farm safety demonstrations will be staged at Livestock 2012 to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 4 and 5 September... More

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13 Aug 2012
Livestock 2012: The farm safety demonstrations


Livestock 2012 The RABDF Business Debates

The RABDF Business Debates focusing on some of the hottest topics and relevant issues impacting on farming businesses within the livestock sector will be held at Livestock 2012 to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 September... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
6 Aug 2012
Livestock 2012 The RABDF Business Debates


Livestock 2012 The Feed Science Forums

A series of Feed Science Forums designed to offer practical science based advice to all farmers to help improve their enterprise’s efficiency, as well as for consultants and feed advisors will be held at Livestock 2012 to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
30 Jul 2012
Livestock 2012 The Feed Science Forums


Dairy farmers – get the recognition you deserve

Dairy Pro, a new scheme that enables UK dairy farmers and their staff to get recognition for their skills and achievements, will launch at this year’s Livestock Event... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Training
25 Jul 2012
Dairy farmers – get the recognition you deserve


Livestock 2012 – farmers urged to make early group flight bookings

Livestock farmers planning to travel to Livestock 2012, the UK’s largest event within the sector to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 4 and 5 September are urged to book at the very earliest to secure a group flight... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
23 Jul 2012
Livestock 2012 – farmers urged to make early group flight bookings


Livestock 2012: Farm Health Planning seminars – the joint farmer vet approach

Farmers and their vets will be teaming up to address some of the most common issues found among all livestock enterprises in the Farm Health Planning seminars to be staged at Livestock 2012, the first UK specialist business event to embrace all species... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
23 Jul 2012
Livestock 2012: Farm Health Planning seminars – the joint farmer vet approach


Livestock 2012: Foot trimming demonstrations

Foot trimming demonstrations will feature at Livestock 2012 to be held on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 September at The NEC, Birmingham, and organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
16 Jul 2012
Livestock 2012: Foot trimming demonstrations


New Smithfield - dedicated beef and sheep exhibition at Livestock 2012

New Smithfield, the feature designed to help all commercial beef producers improve their enterprise margins is extending to the sheep sector at this year’s Livestock 2012, to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 4 and 5 September... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event, Training
10 Jul 2012
New Smithfield - dedicated beef and sheep exhibition at Livestock 2012


Calling All Gold Cup Qualifiers Enter Now – This Could Be Your Golden Year

Qualifying herds are encouraged to enter this year’s NMR/RABDF Gold Cup. More than 450 herds ‘made the grade’ and need to send in their completed entry forms by April 13, 2012 to RABDF... More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
2 Apr 2012
Calling All Gold Cup Qualifiers Enter Now – This Could Be Your Golden Year


Livestock 2012 stand space schedule launched on-line

The stand space schedule for Livestock 2012, the rebranded Dairy Event and Livestock Show, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 September, has been launched on-line this week by the event’s organiser, The RABDF.. More

This article appears in the following categories: Dairy Event
3 Feb 2012
Livestock 2012 stand space schedule launched on-line

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