Ian, Steph and Tom Sharman kindly hosted a farm walk organised by Hi Peak Feeds and the Soil Association. There were 28 people altogether, with many of the farmers travelling for a long distance. One farmer came from South West Scotland, and at least 4 came from the Welsh borders. It was a highly successful […]
Hi Peak is delighted to introduce Pete Speir as out new Sales and Technical Advisor in the North of GB. He will be servicing farms north of Birmingham. Pete comes from a farming family in Northern Ireland, with suckler cows. Pete has considerable experience of sheep, dairy and beef, having graduated from Harper Adams. During the sandwich […]
The 2nd set of results is in for North Yorkshire with samples taken week commencing 22nd May 2017.
The 2nd set of results is in for Derbyshire for the week of 15th May 2017.
Hi Peak is conducting grass analysis across Great Britain to determine the nutritive quality of grass in Organic farming systems. Sophie Wilson, our placement student from Harper Adams University, has taken the first grass samples from across GB, throughout April, to be analysed in a lab. Results The first set of analysis showed that the […]
The devaluation of currency following the EU referendum has increased organic feed prices by around £15 to £30 a tonne depending on protein levels, according to specialist organic feed supplier Hi Peak. Soya prices increased by around £30 per tonne overnight, says the firm’s raw material buyer and ration formulator Pete Griffin. Imported wheat, which […]
You may be aware that in October 2015 the EU proposed changing the law regarding sourcing of raw materials for organic livestock production. We, at Hi Peak, disagree with the proposed amendments calling for 30% of feed used on organic pig and poultry farms must be sourced from within a radius of 150km of the […]
Rob Daykin, UK Sales Manager at Hi Peak Feeds provides his thoughts on the European Parliament’s Proposals on organic feed rule changes: The above proposal, as it stands and if adopted, is wholly unworkable, illogical and would set back the organic sector in the UK to a very significant degree. For example there would probably […]
Organic feed supplies should be reasonable this autumn, despite earlier fears the loss of Ukraine’s organic status could lead to shortages. The body that certifies around 70% of exported organic grain in Ukraine was suspended in May following the detection of pesticides. At the time, UK feed mills were sourcing 50-100% of their organic wheat, […]
New natural organic feed supplement improves feeding efficiency Organic dairy farmers wanting to either increase milk and protein output or reduce dietary protein inclusion rates now have the option of using a new and approved rumen enhancer, courtesy of Hi Peak – the UK’s only dedicated organic feed specialist. The new product, called NutriPass Organic, […]