Individual farm performance - technical change

Blend Calculator

Beef, Lamb, Dairy, Pork  

Calculate the cost, energy and protein density of home blends. Choose from a list of over 65 different feeds and enter the cost (£/tonne) of those feeds. Enter new feeds which are not on the list as long as you know the DM, ME and CP values. 

http://beefandlamb.ahdb.org.uk/returns/tools/blend-calculator/

Electronic Medicine Book For Pigs (EMB-Pigs)

Pork

If you’re a UK pig producer this is a must have tool, allowing you to record more accurate on-farm antibiotic usage data.   

https://pork.ahdb.org.uk/health-welfare/health/antimicrobial-usage/e-medicine-book-emb-pigs/

Beef & Lamb KPI Calculators

Beef, Lamb

Identify strengths and weaknesses in your herd or flock performance using these handy calculators.  These can be used to compare performance with previous years and with similar production systems, using Stocktake figures. They can also be used as part of a herd health plan." 

http://beefandlamb.ahdb.org.uk/returns/tools/kpi-calculators/

Dairy Key Performance Indicator Benchmarking Tool

Dairy

This online calculator enables dairy farmers to enter their own performance and financial figures to see how they benchmark with others.  The KPI calculator breaks the measures down into two areas:?Enterprise key performance indicators - which highlight the six key areas for both AYR and block calving systems which are crucial to delivering the financial performance required. Three key business measures that every business should know, understand and benchmark their performance against including full economic costs of production. 

https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/resources-library/technical-information/optimal-dairy-systems/system-kpi-benchmarking-calculator/#.WlchieS7LIU

Safe Storage Time Calculator

Cereals & Oilseeds  

Keep on top of drying and cooling at harvest to protect the quality and safety of their grain in store. The tool uses information entered on the moisture and temperature levels for stored grain to assess the risks from mould and mycotoxins development, loss of germination and the potential risk for attack by insects and mites.

https://cereals.ahdb.org.uk/tools/safe-storage-time-calculator.aspx

PCN Training Tool/ PCN Calculator

Potatoes

Check how your actions can affect the level of pallida infestation and the impact on your predicted yield with this handy calculator.    

https://potatoes.ahdb.org.uk/online-toolbox/pcn-calculator 

Horticulture Crop Walker Guide App

Horticulture 

This app will help you make quick diagnoses of pest, disease and nutrient disorders while out and about.  

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ahdb-crop-walkers-guide/id1188385754?mt=8