LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERYDAY….
As dairy farmers we like to learn something new every day. With that in mind, some of the most successful farmers in the dairy business will share their stories at the Semex International Dairy Conference on Sunday 14th – Tuesday 16th January 2018 at the 5-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow.
Simon Bugler – RABDF GOLD CUP WINNER
RABDF Gold Cup Winner Simon Bugler is the fourth generation of the family who now manages the high yielding herd of pedigree Holsteins at Pilsden Dairy Farm, Bridport, Dorset.
He runs the farming partnership with his parents Roland and Heather with 12 full time employees milking 570 holsteins with 700 followers. Simon's enthusiasm for dairying and pedigree breeding has resulted in a herd build on welfare friendly facilities, sustainable farming practices and efficient farm solutions.
James Evans – PRIDDBWLL MAWR FARM
James (Jimmy) Evans from Priddbwll Mawr farm, Llangedwyn, Oswestry, alongside his brother and father run a diverse range of businesses including core dairy farming, agricultural and building contracting, along with a new poultry venture. James' sole focus is on the dairy herd having overseen rapid growth in the last 5 years growing herd from 250 cows 2x day milking at 8,500 litres to 560 and 11,500 litres 3 x a day. Thanks to the use of technology like Keenan’s Pace, Uniform Agri, ai24 Heatime and Semex’s new solutions, DairyTrack and Optimate, the farm is getting ever more “tech-ed up”.
Jordan Siemers – SIEMERS HOLSTEINS USA
At Siemers Holsteins, there is a holistic approach to the dairy operation, Siemers Holsteins has a data-driven management system that increases productivity while simultaneously decreasing his environmental footprint and improving the overall health of his animals. Over 2,400 pedigree Holstein cows produce about 85 million pounds of milk per year. The team also farms about 5,000 acres; what they grow is almost exclusively used as feed for the cows. To get the most out of every acre and every cow. Jordan, the son of Dan and Janina Siemers is currently the Genomic Manager at Siemers Holsteins and is a Senior at Cornell University in NY studying Animal Science. The genetic team at Siemers Holsteins has one goal in mind for every mating, produce “GENETICS FOR COW PEOPLE.”
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