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20 February 2019 | Dairy,Government,News,NFU

British dairy farmers deserve more protection from animal rights and vegan activists who undermine their work, Michael Gove has said. During his sp...

Farmers 'deserve protection' from activists who 'undermine work', Gove says

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18 February 2019 | Dairy,News,Organic,Shows and Events

A West Sussex farmer has been crowned National Organic Dairy Farmer of the Year at this year’s British Dairying Cream Awards in Warwickshire. Fourt...

West Sussex farmer crowned Organic Dairy Farmer of the Year

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14 February 2019 | Dairy,Finance,News

Major dairy processor Muller has announced a £100m 'cost and margin improvement programme' after experiencing profitability issues. Muller Milk & I...

Muller launches £100m 'cost and margin improvement' programme

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12 February 2019 | Dairy,Government,Meat,News,Produce

Defra has called reports saying how the UK could lose Geographical Indication protection post-Brexit as 'completely untrue'. There has been coverag...

Loss of UK's protected foods after Brexit 'completely untrue', Defra says

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12 February 2019 | Dairy,News,Organic,Produce

The UK's first grass-fed Pasture for Life organic cheddar has been launched, created by cows that have never eaten any grains or cereals throughout th...

Farm launches first UK-made 100% grass-fed organic cheddar

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11 February 2019 | Appointments,Dairy,News

Dairy farmer Ian Bowness has been confirmed as the new NFU Deputy Cumbria County Chairman – a role he’ll fulfil for a year before taking on the top jo...

Cumbrian dairy farmer takes on deputy NFU chairman role

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8 February 2019 | Dairy,News,Products

Arla, the UK farmer-owned cooperative, has been recognised for its dairy industry standards programme at the British Dairying annual awards. Arla h...

Arla wins Innovation award at the 2019 Cream Awards

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8 February 2019 | Dairy,News,Produce

Cheddar remains the ‘big cheese’ with UK consumers – but continental varieties are taking a large slice of the market as popularity for the exotic con...

UK's hunger for exotic cheese could provide opportunities for farmers

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7 February 2019 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets

Scotland’s biggest independent milk producer, Graham’s the Family Dairy, has entered into a new five-year partnership with Aldi. The investment, wh...

Scotland's biggest dairy producer enters partnership with Aldi

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7 February 2019 | Dairy,Feed and Forage,Finance,News

Research has highlighted the scale of feed waste in the dairy industry, showing that 45 percent of its potential is lost from field to cow. Althoug...

Up to one third of dairy feed variable inputs lost in feed waste

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6 February 2019 | Animal Health,Dairy,News

Vets are urging Welsh dairy and livestock farmers to screen their herds and flocks for Johne’s as a first step to averting infection in disease-free a...

Welsh farmers engage with vets in bid to control Johne’s

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4 February 2019 | Animal Health,Cattle,Dairy,News,Sheep

Two of the country's biggest beef rearing businesses are throwing their support behind a campaign which aims to highlight the benefits of colostrum. ...

Livestock industry gets behind colostrum campaign

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4 February 2019 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce,Products

European farmers are to benefit from a new free trade agreement between the EU and Japan, with 85 percent of agri-food exports to be liberalised over ...

EU farmers to benefit from new trade agreement with Japan

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A new report released by AHDB presents a new insight into the potential impacts on trade in agricultural and horticultural goods once the UK leaves th...

New report looks at Brexit challenges across UK farming sectors

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1 February 2019 | Dairy,News

Farmers are using the whole of February to celebrate all things dairy and the work that goes behind the humble glass of milk. The initiative launch...

Februdairy sets off whole month of celebrating dairy

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31 January 2019 | Dairy,Finance,News

Müller has confirmed it is to reduce its Direct milk price by a further 1.25ppl from March. The company says the reduction in the market value of f...

Muller slashes milk price by 1.25ppl for March

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31 January 2019 | Dairy,News

A major British cheese producer has been granted planning permission to double its capacity in a bid to target specific regions worldwide with new pro...

Somerset-based Wyke Farms to double capacity in bid to increase exports

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29 January 2019 | Dairy,News

One of the UK's leading dairy businesses has announced a major £12m investment in its milk processing facility. Crediton Dairy, based in Devon, has...

Crediton Dairy announces major £12m investment

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28 January 2019 | Dairy,News

An online interactive map created by vegan activists shows the addresses and contact numbers of dairy farms in the UK. The online map, accessible t...

Vegan activist map shows addresses of hundreds of UK dairy farms

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28 January 2019 | Cattle,Dairy,News

Dairy herds in Scotland have decreased under 900 compared to 5735 when records began, but the average herd size has increased. Dairy herd statistic...

Scottish dairy herd numbers fall under 900 but herd size increases

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25 January 2019 | Dairy,News

Latest figures for December shows UK milk production at 1,234m litres for the month, the highest December for at least 25 years. UK milk production...

December milk production hits 25-year high

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24 January 2019 | Dairy,News

Canadian farmers have criticised the government's decision to largely ignore the role of dairy in a healthy diet in its revised Food Guide. The gov...

Farmers criticise Canada's decision to drop dairy in revised Food Guide

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24 January 2019 | Dairy,News,Produce,Shows and Events

Two award-winning South West farms from that make cheese and ice-cream have been recognised at the Board of Trade Awards. The South West food produ...

Two farms which produce cheese and ice cream recognised for excellence

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23 January 2019 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Renewables and Environment

The government's newly-announced Clean Air Strategy could force small dairy farms 'out of business', contributing to the already declining number of d...

Clean Air Strategy could force small dairy farms 'out of business', charity warns

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22 January 2019 | Dairy,News

Arla’s price for conventional milk will remained unchanged at 30.24 pence per litre from 1 February 2019 for its farmer owners. Arla, the UK's larg...

Arla's milk price remains unchanged for February

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