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Arla dairy Aylesbury

Arla scheme lends farmers help to boost efficiency

09 Sep 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Arla Foods is gearing up for the launch of a sustainable dairy farming programme aimed at helping its farmers operate efficient and commercially competitive farms.

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Welsh organic dairy Trioni lands China export certification

06 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Welsh organic producer Trioni has become the first UK dairy farm to secure organic certification to export to China…

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First Milk and Dairy Crest announce further milk price cuts

01 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

First Milk and Dairy Crest have announced further reductions in their farmgate milk prices as the Russian trade embargo exacerbates pressure on the global dairy markets.

butter on table

Dairy producers to get EU help as Russian sanctions bite

28 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

The European Commission has extended its compensation fund to assist butter, skimmed milk powder (SMP) and cheese producers affected by Russia’s import ban on EU food.

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02 Aug 2012 | By Julia Glotz

An exclusive YouGov poll for The Grocer shows 4.3 million shoppers would change their behaviour to support British dairy farmers. Here’s a full breakdown of the results by age, gender, social grade and geography.

European perspective

How the end of milk quotas will change EU dairy market Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Nick Hughes

The ending of the EU milk quota regime next year will have radical implications for the British dairy industry.

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Did dairy farmers not see global price slump coming? Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

Militancy is returning as processors cut their farmgate payments

more on the milk protests

Milk Jug and Cows

Raw milk caution please

20 Jul 2014

As the secretary of the Specialist Cheesemakers Association…

Keep your friends close... and farmers closer!

Keep your friends close... and farmers closer! Subscription

23 Jun 2013

Over the past few months, farm milk prices have been rising dramatically…

Dairy UK's new chairman Billy Keane lays out his challenges Subscription

19 May 2013

When I was asked whether I would consider becoming the chairman of Dairy UK, I did not answer ‘yes’ immediately…

A land of milk and no money Subscription

18 Aug 2012 | By Clive Black

Tempers have been flaring across pastoral Britain as farmers, far from a radical bunch in the main…

Dairy farmers win with clever, co-ordinated, constant campaign

28 Jul 2012 | By Julia Glotz

A confession: I didn’t think they had it in them. When dairy farmers first started talking about protests…

Poll

What are the prospects for the UK's new food crime unit?

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The public must be reconnected with their food

04 Aug 2012

Sir: Now is the time to connect consumers with their food and milk (‘4.3 million promise to switch…

Think about the true cost of milk

21 Jul 2012 | Updated: 24 Jul 2012

I am a 27-year-old dairy farmer from Gloucestershire. I am the fourth generation to farm this land, and I find myself at a crossroads…

Cruelty to baby goats

30 Jun 2012 | Updated: 05 Jul 2012

We would like to comment on ‘Delamere defends farm accused of cruelty in Daily Mail exposé’.

Dairymen 2014

The Dairymen 2014

10 Sep 2014

The UK dairy industry is at a crossroads. With EU milk quotas to be removed next year, the sector’s focus is zeroing in on how to make the most of the opportunities offered by the new regime

Mary Berry Butters and Spreads

Butters and Spreads Category Report 2014

23 Jun 2014 | By Paul Davies

Butter has had better years. But Brits have still spent 4.8% more on it in the past year…

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