Milk drive cash bid 

The Milk Marketing Forum has applied for EU cash for a £9m milk promotion . The proposal for a campaign funded 50% by dairies through the MMF and 50% by the EU, has been put together by Arla , Dairy Crest, Dairy Farmers of Britain, First Milk, Milk Link and Robert Wiseman Dairies. 

Anti-terror security 

New rules for the secure storage of nitrate fertiliser to meet concerns over terrorists getting access to explosive materials on farms are to be issued by Assured Dairy Farms . 

Dairy futures 

Dairy UK has met the London International Financial Futures Exchange to discuss the possibility of trading dairy futures. Key points will inform Dairy UK strategy discussions.