Dairy Management Academy

The leading training programme towards herd management...

Dairy Management Academy is the UK's leading herd management training programme brought to you by industry experts and tailored to give you the latest thinking and expertise in your career route to managing the 21st century dairy herd and allowing you to earn and learn at the same time!

The Intensive 2 year programme is delivered over 8 modules through a mix of classroom based and on farm learning workshops plus an overseas study tour giving you an international perspective in herd management.


Each module, designed to give you all the tools you need to run the modern dairy farm, lasts two days and includes the following topics:

  • Introduction and nutrition
  • Staff management and herd health
  • Fertility and transition cow management
  • Formal assessment and performance management
  • Farm management and record keeping
  • Heifer rearing and alternative systems
  • Final assessment and expansion planning

The DMA programme can be undertaken on your current farm or one of our progressive and forward thinking placement farms. DMA students are in high demand during and after course completion! Stand out from the herd! Be a DMA graduate!


Course requirements

Although no formal qualification is required, you must have the ability to learn up to degree level modules and must have a minimum level of practical on farm experience in the dairy industry, contact your LKL regional manager for more information!

Dairy Management Academy is a joint venture training programme brought to you by Promar International, LKL Services and Genus Breeding - leaders in their fields giving you the best industry expertise to develop your career towards herd management.

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