Dairy Business

The Business Programme will be split into two levels and will cover the following topics: 

Programme Level

Dairy Business Meeting Topics

Entry Level

Business Review and Goal Setting

Input Costs

Personal Development

Health and Safety

Succession and business structures

Advanced Level

Budgeting and business analysis

Managing time and people 

Carbon Auditing

Financial Benchmarking

Alternative systems and transitioning toward Sustainable Land Management

*Please note these may be adapted to suit group members and farming systems 


Delivery Method

  • Members will be split into regional groups (where possible). 
  • Meetings will be delivered as:
    • 3 x On-farm meetings (3-4 hours) 
    • 1x Virtual meeting (1-2 hours).
    • 1x 1-2-1 session with each farmer
  • Sector specific WhatsApp Group to facilitate discussion and idea sharing between meetings will be created
  • Key Performance Indicators will be measured to tailor meetings to the group needs and to help encourage change and improvement.