National Milk Quality Farm Walk14 June 2017 14 June 2017
Venue The Power Family Farm, Drumhills Farm, Cappagh, Co. Waterford
The National Milk Quality Farm Walk takes place on Wednesday, 14 June 2017 on the Power Family Farm, Drumhills Farm, Cappagh, Co. Waterford at 2pm.
This event is organised by Teagasc, with the support of Glanbia Ingredients Ireland and the National Dairy Council, and celebrates the excellence of Irish dairy farming highlighted annually by the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards.
The farm walk will address the following topics:
- Farm performance, both current and over time
- Correct washing routines for minimising TBC, thermodurics and residues
- Achieving low SCC in a large sized dairy herd
- Family dairy farming including farm succession and workload/labour requirements
- Sustainable dairy farming focusing on SDAS and Carbon footprint