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Scottish farmers face crisis of confidence

Following a strong 2013, Scottish farmers have seen their incomes fall dramatically last year which is causing a crisis of confidence in the industry,...


28 January 2015 | Dairy,News
NFU President visits school hit by dairy crisis

NFU President, Meurig Raymond has leant his support to a Midlands children’s school farm that is under threat from the current dairy crisis. Mount ...


27 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
New partnership enhances beef and dairy genetics in Australia

A new partnership marketing an elite range of dairy and beef sires throughout Australia has been formed by Cogent Breeding Ltd and Universal Sires Aus...


27 January 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Waitrose announces 'fair price' to dairy farmers

Waitrose has confirmed the price its pool of essential Waitrose dairy farmers receive for the milk they provide to the retailer. This currently stands...


27 January 2015 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Monmouthshire on farm milk crisis meeting

Rob Harrison, Chairman of the NFU Dairy Board will be guest speaker at Monmouthshire NFU Cymru on farm meeting on Wednesday, 4 February, 2015. The ...


26 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy farmers need to be better prepared for market changes

Dairy farmers need to be better prepared for market changes after a new report revealed that their numbers have halved in the last decade. It comes...


23 January 2015 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Procurement of Welsh dairy produce 'vital', FUW tells UK supermarkets

In the face of the current dairy crisis, the Farmers’ Union of Wales is once again calling on major UK supermarkets to commit to the procurement of We...


22 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Future's bright for milk industry, Welsh government director says

It's a difficult time for milk producers, however the long term trend for consumption of dairy products 'remains positive' and prices will correct the...


22 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Welsh dairy industry at mercy of a 'perfect storm'

The Welsh Government must do more to champion the Welsh dairy industry as it faces severe challenges in the face of a perfect storm. That was the m...


22 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Don't blame supermarkets for milk crisis, says First Milk chairman Paice

The crisis in the dairy industry is not the fault of supermarkets, according to First Milk Chairman Sir Jim Paice, who was speaking to NFU members in ...


21 January 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
Groceries adjudicator 'currently ineffective and not helping dairy farmers'

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has supported the EFRA committee’s call for the Groceries Code Adjudicator’s (GCA) powers to be extende...


21 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
NFU backs EFRA report into milk prices

The NFU has today fully endorsed the House of Commons’ Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee report on dairy prices. Ten recommendat...


20 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Fine supermarkets for low milk prices, MPs urge government

A group of MPs have urged the government to increase protection to dairy farmers who are increasingly vulnerable to fluctuations in prices. The rep...


20 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
First Milk farmers urged to 'reconsider'

First Milk members have been urged to reconsider their business plans to survive the milk price slump by John Owen, Royal Association of British Dairy...


20 January 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,Supermarkets
Retail milk discounting 'totally unacceptable'

Many farming businesses are increasingly under threat from an ever growing competitive retail environment, NFU members were told at a recent meeting. ...



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