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17 October 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

First Milk announces new 'member premium' payment of 0.25ppl
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17 October 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

British dairy cooperative First Milk has announced a ‘member premium’ in the form of a 13th payment to its farmer members from next year. The First...

First Milk announces new 'member premium' payment of 0.25ppl

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16 October 2018 | Dairy,News

Farmer-owned cooperative Arla has launched a new standard for UK dairy farming with an approach looking to "benefit everyone". With ongoing volatil...

Arla unveils new farming standards model to 'benefit everyone'

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9 October 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,News

Dairy farmers are being advised to review their parlour hygiene practices this winter to reduce the increased risk of a rise in bactoscan and thermodu...

Tips to avoid common mistakes in parlour hygiene

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4 October 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,Education,News,Property News

A new centre described as a "real game changer" in the fight against bovine TB in Wales is set to open up later in the year. The new Centre of Exce...

'Real game changer': New centre to help eradicate bovine TB in Wales

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4 October 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,News,Products,Property News

A new £1.3m dairy centre has been launched in the South West to offer an innovative environment for development within the industry. The South West...

New £1.3m dairy centre to look at futuristic milk production

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2 October 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

British-owned Dairy Crest has announced it will hold the November milk price and introduce a "price floor" for December and January. The dairy comp...

Dairy Crest introduces 'price floor' for December and January

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1 October 2018 | Dairy,News

Dairy farmers supplying Müller will see their milk price on hold for November, staying at 29.5p per litre. The Müller Direct standard litre price w...

Muller November milk price stays put at 29.5ppl

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1 October 2018 | Dairy,News

The dairy industry is pushing the Government to safeguard the future of school milk schemes by committing to their long-term funding post-Brexit. N...

Government urged to safeguard school milk schemes post-Brexit

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28 September 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Products

Scottish farmers have called for milk plastic packaging to be exempt from a Deposit Return Scheme due to fears it could bring an already strained indu...

Dairy farmers fear impact of deposit return scheme will strain industry

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26 September 2018 | Dairy,Education,News

World School Milk Day has commenced today which is seen as an opportunity to highlight how important it is for everyone, especially school-age childre...

World School Milk Day celebrates role of dairy in children's diet

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26 September 2018 | Dairy,Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News

Defra has announced a list of 40 Temporary Prescription Adjustments where it is willing to adjust requirements in ways designed to ease shortages of b...

Drought-hit farmers urged to apply for Temporary Prescription Adjustment

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25 September 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy co-operative Arla has confirmed that it will increase its October milk price by 1.09 pence to 32.47p per litre. As a result of this and a 0.1...

Arla confirms October milk price rise

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24 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

Farmers have been urged to be vigilant for bluetongue virus after the disease was picked up in two cattle imported from France. The Animal and Plan...

Bluetongue virus detected in two cattle imported from France

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23 September 2018 | Dairy,Finance,Government,News

Brexit is already creating difficulties for Ireland's dairy industry, even before the UK leaves the European Union, according to the EU’s Agriculture ...

Ireland looking for new markets as UK edges closer to Brexit

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21 September 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,Housing and Equipment,News

A young dairy and beef farmer is desperately seeking winter accommodation for his herd after being forced to leave his current holding. James Davie...

Young farmer desperately seeks winter accommodation for herd

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19 September 2018 | Appointments,Dairy,News

Leigh Woolmer of Stuchbury Manor Farm, Banbury has been named Milkminder Manager of the Year award 2018. Mr Woolmer manages a 160-cow Holstein Frie...

Oxfordshire farmer named Milkminder manager of the year

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19 September 2018 | Dairy,Education,News,Products

An agricultural college has been awarded £430,000 to construct a "modern digital hub" which will showcase the future of British farming. Askham Bry...

College awarded £430,000 to construct 'digital hub' for farming

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18 September 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,News

Scotland's chief veterinary officer has slammed the BBC for "misunderstanding" farming issues following the broadcaster's airing of a documentary look...

Scotland's chief veterinary officer slams BBC for 'misunderstanding' farming issues

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17 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

A new tool to help dairy farmers battle a major endemic disease of cattle has now been launched. The tool, developed by AHDB Dairy and the Universi...

New tool launched to help battle major dairy cattle disease

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14 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Dairy,News,Slurry and Irrigation

A farmer has been ordered to pay out over £14,000 following a court case which found him guilty of killing 3,000 fish due to pollution. Staffordshi...

Farm ordered to pay out £14,000 after pollution kills 3,000 fish

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14 September 2018 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News

P&O Ferries has confirmed that it will no longer be transporting live calves from Scotland that are destined for continental Europe. The ferry comp...

P&O Ferries stops transporting calves after BBC documentary

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14 September 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce

People who have a low dairy intake in their diet have been told to increase their consumption following a study which shows dairy in moderation may pr...

People who eat little dairy encouraged to increase consumption

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12 September 2018 | Dairy,News,Products

A dairy farm with a 500-cow herd could potentially make savings of nearly £50,000 a year and reduce its risk of polluting watercourses by removing the...

New technology at farm shown to extract 90% of water from slurry

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5 September 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News,Shows and Events

Price volatility is arguably one of the biggest challenges dairy farmers face, which is why the Royal Bath & West Society’s Dairy Show will tackle it ...

Smoothing price volatility at the Dairy Show

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4 September 2018 | Dairy,News,Rural Life

Applications are now open to young farmers and breeders for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Australia in January 2019. For the third y...

Applications now open to discover a world of dairying down under

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