Scores of dairy farmers have reacted angrily to the performance of some processors during the ‘Beast from the East’ weather event, which saw 19m litres of milk left uncollected.
Meadow Foods has dropped its A litre milk price by 1.75p/litre from 1 April.
A farm dairy in south west Scotland believes it is leading the way for what it describes as “ethical” cheese.
McDonald’s UK has unveiled a £500,000 capital grant scheme to help dairy farmers who work with Arla deliver animal welfare initiatives.
New report prompts the Welsh Government to reassess the help that less efficient farmers need.
A report suggests there are “fundamental problems” in the industry.
Seeking optimal performance from each cow within a herd is not the ‘holy grail’ of milk production, according to Oliver Hall, a joint venture specialist with Andersons’ Farm Business Consultancy.
A farmer from Somerset says he has had to throw away more than 8,000 litres of milk because lorries were unable to collect it during the snowy weather.
Children who do not drink cow’s milk suffer stunted growth, a new study has revealed.
Higher milk prices and higher output caused the average English dairy farmer’s income to double in the last financial year, overtaking arable farmers as the nation’s most profitable sector.