Dairy news around the UK

26 April 2019

Dairy farmers urged to utilise more grazed grass to cut costs

25 April 2019

There is a 'very strong link' between grass utilisation and profit

Arla's milk price to remain unchanged for May 2019

24 April 2019

Arla's conventional milk price for May 2019 will stay unchanged

UK mozzarella exports 'unable to compete' in no-deal Brexit

23 April 2019

For UK mozzarella, this means tariffs of €185.20/100kg, 45% of its value

Farming couple set to become 'homeless' after council sells farm

22 April 2019

The farmers have been running a business on the council-owned farm since 2001

Small island of Sark looks to find new farmer to redevelop local dairy

17 April 2019

The successful applicant needs to bring over a herd of cows to the island

Lower costs drive profits on UK's top dairy farms, report shows

16 April 2019

The report shows a significant variation in cost between dairy farms

Metcalfe Farms focuses on progression for succession at open day

15 April 2019

Talks will reveal how Philip and his 35-strong dairy team have developed the business

Concern over raw milk trade between NI and RoI in event of 'no-deal'

15 April 2019

Concerns over logistical and financial issues on dairy farms in NI

UK dairy exports show major growth in first months of 2019

15 April 2019

UK cheese and butter exports in February 2019 showed major growth

UK Holstein team will now compete in Belgium following disease concern

8 April 2019

Because of 'determination' and 'offers of help' the UK will now compete

UK dairy industry looks to Canada to increase exports

8 April 2019

The UK exported 1,451 tonnes of cheese to Canada last year

First Milk announces May milk price hold

3 April 2019

First Milk blamed 'ongoing uncertainty' in domestic dairy markets

Britain's strategic dairy farm network gains £1m boost

3 April 2019

The initiative has secured a £1m boost from the Betty Lawes Foundation

Inventor develops 'toilet for cows' to reduce ammonia emissions

2 April 2019

The system, called the 'CowToilet', ensures that the urine stays separated from the manure

Eating dairy makes people happier, research shows

29 March 2019

Nearly 75% of Brits say they cannot imagine a world without dairy

Survey estimates Britain has around 8,850 dairy producers

29 March 2019

The true number has been shrouded in uncertainty recently

Industry encouraged to collaborate more to tackle emissions

27 March 2019

The environmental impact of beef and dairy systems is coming under scrutiny

Evidence points towards growth in 'flexitarian' diet, research suggests

27 March 2019

Consumption of meat and dairy alternatives is growing

Meadow Foods cuts April milk price by 0.75ppl

27 March 2019

The move will take their standard A litre milk price to 26.75ppl

British milk production could hit 29-year high

26 March 2019

Recent milk yields in Britain have been strong

Dairy Crest holds May milk price for fourth consecutive month

26 March 2019

The May milk price has been held for a fourth consecutive month

NI dairy farmers 'strongly opposed' to unannounced inspections

25 March 2019

There is an 'unjust view' that NI farms 'struggle' to meet standards

Arla announces milk price hold for fourth consecutive month

23 March 2019

The price Arla pays to its farmer owners will be held for a fourth consecutive month

Morrisons commits to Arla's new milk standards

21 March 2019

The move means 200 farmers will be directly supported by Morrisons

UK dairy exports increase in 2018 with most going to EU

21 March 2019

Exports were up in 2018 for butter, cheese and raw milk

Yorkshire farmers set to wheel out mobile milk vending machine

19 March 2019

A mobile milk machine made from a horse box will begin operations

Dairy farmers 'outraged' at pan-Wales ‘NVZ’ type regulations

17 March 2019

The FUW Milk and Dairy Produce Committee described the plans as 'outrageous'

Anger as Lakeland cuts milk price in NI but holds in RoI

14 March 2019

Lakeland is to cut 0.75ppl off its February milk price in Northern Ireland, but not the RoI.

'Contact chains' between farms could help improve disease control

14 March 2019

Study looks at the extent to which British farms are connected through cattle movements

Bill Nadin takes home 2019 John Dennison Lifetime Achievement Award

12 March 2019

At the Borderway Dairy Expo in Carlisle, Bill Nadin from Sterndale Holsteins, based in Derbyshire, was announced as the 2019 recipient of th...