The Board of Trustees have today, 24 November, announced that Richard Jones CEO has been removed from the business due to irreconcilable differences with immediate effect. In the interim Holstein UK will be run by the senior management team under the leadership of Sue Cope, MD of CIS.
The latest data from Promar’s Farm Business Accounts (FBA) for the year-ending March 2017, shows that the upturn in on-farm milk prices came too late in the year to hugely impact the bottom line, as profit after depreciation for the average farm in the sample fell by 20% to £43,404, compared to the year-ending March 2016.
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Karen Hughes, RUAS and Mark Logan, Chairman of the Winter Fair Committee, are reminding dairy livestock exhibitors that the close of entry deadline for the 2017 Royal Ulster Winter Fair is Wednesday 29th November at 5pm.
Scawfell Genetics Ltd is an expanding business privately owned by farmers, aiding and promoting the UK genetics industry. Based in Cumbria, the privately owned bull stud has storage and distribution facilities for the U.K. and export semen.