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Wyke Farms, one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processor, today commissioned the second phase of its Bio Gas project which sees it send up to 7 million cu meters of its upgraded biogas back to the UK grid adding to the annual supply of certified green gas. The plant started producing Biogas in December 2014 and production has steadily been increasing through the year. Wyke Farms’ gas upgrading will save up to 15 million...





7 July 2015 | Dairy,News
Milk producers urged to make rumen efficiency a top priority

With continuing pressure on margins, dairy producers are being urged to maximise the milk produced from every kg of feed by making rumen fermentation ...


7 July 2015 | Dairy,News,Produce,Renewables
Wyke Farms sends green gas to grid and secures position as ‘greenest’ cheese brand

Wyke Farms, one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processor, today commissioned the second phase of its Bio Gas project which ...


7 July 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Westcountry farmers urged to 'cash-in' on dairy quotas

Milk quotas have been abolished, after more than three decades of EU attempts to control dairy production, leaving Westcountry farmers with a tax dead...


Ventilation sock system launched by Hydor

Hydor’s new Ventilation Sock System (HVSS), which supplies fresh air to all parts of a livestock building has been unveiled. The first application ...


6 July 2015 | Dairy,News
Dairy industry makes significant strides in water efficiency

UK dairy companies are at the forefront of the food and drink industry’s efforts to improve water efficiency, according to a progress report published...


Recovery in milk prices... Not until 2016

A recovery in wholesale dairy prices is not likely to occur until 2016. Global milk production is growing at a higher rate than demand and this imb...


3 July 2015 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Concern for farmers grows as supermarkets continue to slash milk prices

The law firm behind the campaign to protect West Country milk producers – Support South West Dairy Farmers – is warning that the continuing drop in re...


2 July 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
NFU comment on Müller and Dairy Crest milk price announcements

NFU dairy board chairman Rob Harrison said: “It is encouraging that at last we have seen a positive move on milk prices after a series of negative cut...


2 July 2015 | Dairy,News
Dairy Crest supports farmers with positive price action

Dairy Crest is pleased to announce the following price positions for August: ·Farmers on a Davidstow contract will receive an increase of 0.25ppl g...


1 July 2015 | Dairy,News
Müller UK & Ireland confirms August milk price - reduction by 1.0 ppl to 23.15 ppl

Müller UK & Ireland has confirmed that it is to change the milk price it offers dairy farmers for the first time in five months. The company has gi...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
Arla price cuts highlight need for urgent solutions, NFU says

The dairy industry has been hit with another devastating blow, this time from the biggest co-operative in the UK, Arla. The company has today announce...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,Produce
Cheese can make a difference to your summer salad

Superb salad days are here thanks to British cheese - the focal point of a new campaign by the British Cheese Board (BCB). 80% of Brits choose Ched...


26 June 2015 | Dairy,News
Undertakings proposed by Müller UK accepted in principle by CMA

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today decided that there are reasonable grounds to accept undertakings proposed by Müller UK & Ireland...


25 June 2015 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News
Mid-season worm pressures affect dairy herds

Managing mid-season worm pressures could have significant economic and performance benefits for dairy herds. This is the advice from the COWS industry...


25 June 2015 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Dairy champion Jim Nicholson recognised by Dairy UK award

A Member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Parliament, Mr Nicholson has years of experience in speaking up for the...



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