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20 April 2018 | Dairy,News,Renewables and Environment

The environmental and nutritional contribution of the UK dairy sector has been "wilfully misrepresented", according to Dairy UK. The comments follo...

Report criticising dairy industry 'cherry picks statistics to paint false picture'

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18 April 2018 | Dairy,News

A food service delivery operation supplying fresh milk to 3,000 non-residential customers in England and Wales, which is suffering losses of around £5...

'Unsustainable': Muller places milk service delivery operation under review

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18 April 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy giant Muller has confirmed details of a new initiative designed to help British dairy farmers manage the impact of extreme farm gate milk price ...

Muller confirms details of initiative to help farmers manage price volatility

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17 April 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

British farmer-owned First Milk has announced that it will be offering its creameries on Arran and in Campbeltown for sale. The announcement follow...

First Milk to sell Scottish creameries following strategic shake up

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17 April 2018 | Dairy,News

The UK’s largest independent cheese producer is inviting dairy farmers to join their global alliance to fulfil international orders. Currently trad...

Dairy producer invites farmers to support increased international trade

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13 April 2018 | Appointments,Dairy,News

A dairy farmer has won a prestigious royal award for his lifetime contribution to the British dairy industry. The winner of the prestigious Princes...

Princess Anne awards dairy farmer award for 'lifetime contribution'

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13 April 2018 | Dairy,News

Discussions on plans to regulate milk contracts were top of the agenda when dairy officials from the UK's four farming unions met for their quarterly ...

Farming unions meet to discuss unfair trading practices in dairy industry

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11 April 2018 | Dairy,Market Reports,News

British milk production has finished the 2017-18 milk year at 12,402m litres, up 349m litres compared to the previous year, reaching near record level...

Milk production up 350m litres in 2017-18 but hampered by adverse weather

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29 March 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy giant Muller has announced it will slash a further 0.5p per litre from the price it pays farmers for milk in May. The price will decrease to ...

Muller announces May milk price drop of 0.5ppl

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29 March 2018 | Dairy,Education,News,Shows and Events

A Harper Adams student has been crowned this year’s RABDF Dairy Student Award winner after beating four others. Patrick Denny, final year student a...

The son of two dentists wins this year's RABDF Dairy Student Award

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27 March 2018 | Dairy,News,Renewables and Environment

The UK’s dairy producers may be unaware that they are using higher volumes of water than necessary and should be encouraged to benchmark water use. ...

Over 60 percent of UK dairy producers using water 'inefficiently'

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27 March 2018 | Dairy,News

First Milk has today announced that it will decrease its April milk price down to 26p per litre. The British-farmer owned dairy co-operative said t...

First Milk announces April milk price drop

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25 March 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,Husbandry,News

The UK dairy herd is likely to shrink further with fewer young cattle coming through and farmer confidence hit by recent price cuts. Figures releas...

Milk price cuts and shrinking dairy herd hits farmer confidence

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23 March 2018 | Dairy,News

Arla has increased its April milk price by 0.32p per litre to 27.42p per litre as a result of its currency smoothing mechanism. Arla’s price for co...

Arla's April milk price to increase to 27.42p per litre

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23 March 2018 | Dairy,News

Children who eat more than 60g of yoghurt daily have a better overall diet compared to those who eat none, a new study has shown. The research, car...

Children who eat yoghurt daily have 'better overall diet', research shows

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21 March 2018 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets

Lidl has announced a long term partnership with Muller which will see them provide liquid milk to the majority of its UK stores. Starting from 1 Ju...

Lidl and Muller announce three-year milk partnership

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19 March 2018 | Dairy,News

A dairy farming couple have launched 'The Ethical Dairy' in their bid to "de-intesify" the industry. Organic dairy farmers David and Wilma Finlay h...

Farmers 'de-intensify' dairy by launching 'The Ethical Dairy'

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13 March 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Dairy,Government,News

Brexit will have implications on the farming industry and the options available for EEA migrant agricultural workers now and in the near future. Luna ...

Options for migrant workers in the British farming industry

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13 March 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events

A Derbyshire breeder has completed a hat-trick of victories as her cow once again took home the champion of champions prize at this year’s Borderway U...

Video: Hat trick win for Champion of 2018 Dairy Expo

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13 March 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,News

A dairy farm in Scotland has said it has begun a "farming revolution" to prove commercial dairy farming can be "ethical, sustainable and compassionate...

Dairy farm tells of its 'farming revolution' to prove commercial dairy can be 'ethical'

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12 March 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Brits shop more locally when bad weather strikes, stocking up on things like soup, bacon and dairy, according to new figures. When the Beast from t...

Brits shop local to buy more bacon and dairy when bad weather strikes

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9 March 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Dairy,Finance,Market Reports,News

Scottish farm incomes have risen for the first time in six years, with incomes from commercial farms having increased by around 94 percent. This re...

Scottish farm incomes increase for first time in six years

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8 March 2018 | Animal Health,Dairy,Finance,News

McDonald's UK has unveiled a £500,000 capital grant scheme to help dairy farmers who work with Arla deliver animal welfare initiatives. Developed i...

McDonald's unveils £500,000 grant for UK dairy farmers to invest in animal welfare

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6 March 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

A report looking at Welsh dairy farm performance has shown the "vulnerability and volatility" of the industry. The report, published this week on t...

Welsh dairy performance report shows 'vulnerability and volatility' of industry

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5 March 2018 | Dairy,News

The government has introduced a temporary relaxation of the enforcement of British domestic drivers’ hours rules for drivers involved in the collectio...

Raw milk drivers see temporary relaxation of rules due to recent weather

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