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3 July 2015| Dairy,News,Supermarkets

The law firm behind the campaign to protect West Country milk producers – Support South West Dairy Farmers – is warning that the continuing drop in retail milk prices can only put further pressure on the industry. Last week, Sainsbury’s announced that it is reducing its prices for one pint and two pints of milk to 45p and 75p respectively. It stressed that this will not mean a reduction in the price paid to farmers, which remains ring-fenced....





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...


25 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
More misery for Scottish dairy farmers?

Intolerable pressure continues to be heaped on dairy farmers supplying the co-operative First Milk. From 1 July, First Milk will further reduce the...


24 June 2015 | Dairy,News
Future looks bright for UK dairy sector

The dairy industry must retain its confidence and take advantage of future opportunities to grow, said Dairy UK Chairman Billy Keane today. Addre...


24 June 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Milk prices 'simply not sustainable', says NFU as First Milk make further cuts

First Milk has announced another price cut to its supplier members from July 1st 2015. Milk pools will see their standard litre price reduced by 1p...


High tech 'cow bell' brings revolution to cattle movement

A new wearable tracking collar created by Cambridge Industrial Design (CID) is enabling farmers to locate exactly where their dairy cattle are, helpin...


Trewithen Dairy wins prestigious gold award as SME Brand of the Year

Lostwithiel’s Trewithen Dairy has won a prestigious national food & drink gold award as the SME (small to medium sized enterprises) Brand of the Year....


22 June 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Gap in actual milk prices paid doubles

The gap between the 10% highest and 10% lowest paid milk producers has almost doubled in a year, as milk prices for all have fallen. Analysis of Ki...



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