Beef

  • Challenges ahead - time to think about your forward beef strategy

    24 May 2018

    by David Mackenzie The press is full of debate about the challenges facing not only the UK as a whole post-Brexit, but specifically the challenges which may arise for UK agriculture once current trade agreements are changed. Without doubt this has the potential to cause great change – some say for the better, whilst others fear agriculture could suffer without the EU support mechanisms and tar...

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  • Award winning beef finishing unit achieves full potential using a data driven approach

    2 May 2018

    Doug and Pam Dear, along with Doug’s parents run Osgodby Grange in Selby.  The family have owned the farm since 1919, with Doug a fourth generation farmer at the site. Along with two full time members of staff, Taylor and Stephen, they farm over 1,000 acres and contract finish 1,500 head of cattle under the company D & P Custom Feeding.  The farm has grown substantially from its original 55...

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