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22 May 2015 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Livestock Event: two live robotic dems - for dairy and beef

Livestock farmers will be able to find out more about robotics by visiting two live demonstrations staged at the Livestock Event, at The NEC, Birmingh...


Sheffield’s ‘Superfresh’ milk producer invests in processing – and new McCormick tractor

A Sheffield dairy farm known for the eye-catching ‘Our Cow Molly’ branding of its milk processing business is among the first in the country to take d...


Get more UK produce in Tesco stores, Lochhead urges

Food Secretary welcomes Tesco’s £2.1 billion worth of sales of Scottish produce. Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged Tesco ch...


22 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla milk price cut is 'yet another major setback'

Arla has announced that it will cut the price it pays to its UK members by 0.84p from May 25 taking their standard litre price to 24.99p. Reacting ...


New government must hold its nerve and 'roll out badger cull', says CLA President Henry Robinson

Ministers must 'hold their nerve' and deliver on the strategy for tackling bovine TB which 'must include the roll out of the badger cull', CLA Preside...


21 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy Crest profits plummet as dairy market difficulties continue

Pre-tax profits at Dairy Crest have plummeted by 59 percent as its milk operations continue to suffer from market difficulties, over supply and fallin...


21 May 2015 | Dairy,Meat Processing,News
European Commission rejects mandatory dairy labelling

The European Commission has rejected proposals to introduce mandatory country-of-origin labelling on dairy products. The first report looked at the...


18 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
Farming unions meet to discuss milk contracts

A working group of farming organisations has met to assess the current state of the dairy sector and to review areas where they can work collaborative...


Prince Charles expressed milk price and TB concerns in letters to Blair

Prince Charles expressed concerns that retailers had farmers in an 'arm lock' over the price of milk and also gave his support to the culling of badge...


13 May 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
Turnaround plan needed as Scottish milk suppliers see price cuts

NFU Scotland has met with dairy co-operative First Milk to discuss the company’s plans for turning around its business. Faced with exposure to fall...


7 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Efficient use of forage important as dairy farmers seek to expand

Dairy farmers seeking to expand following the end of milk quotas last month should do so with improved use of forage at the heart of their plans. T...


4 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,NFU
First Milk announcement brings 'no comfort' to farmers

First Milk recently announced further milk price cuts for some of their members. Hardest hit will be the liquid milk or balancing suppliers who will s...


UK Dairy Day announces cattle show judges

A showcase of the very best breeding cattle and breeders; UK Dairy Day is delighted to bring you the Cattle Show on Wednesday 16th September. Loca...


1 May 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News
First Milk announces 'turnaround plan' amid market difficulties

Over the past nine months, First Milk and its farmer members have been impacted heavily by the unprecedented challenges facing the dairy industry. ...


1 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Renewables
Farmer looks to wind power in face of dairy crisis

Market changes and uncertainty in the dairy sector have prompted a North Wales dairy farmer to turn to green energy. Like many farmers, Aled Morris...



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Permanent job for Herdsman >>Gloucestershire<<
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15 May 2015
Dairy Product Manager - Cheshire
Dairy Product Manager (Genetics) Cheshire (full time). An exciting opening has arisen for a Dairy Product Manager to develop ...

27 May 2015
International Sales Manager
Developing new business and maximising existing account revenues within the dairy, confectionery, savoury, beverage and baker...

11 May 2015
HGV (C+E) Milk Delivery Drivers - Carlisle - Days - Full Time
Duties to include collection of caged milk tets from the dairy for onward delivery to DC's throughout the UK. Due to our cont...

19 May 2015
Assistant Herd Manager, Cumbria
Great opportunity for ambitious and intelligent person with real interest in the dairy industry to help run a progressive dai...









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