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14 August 2018 | Dairy,News,Renewables and Environment

A UK dairy cooperative has launched the largest ‘self-consumption’ solar farm on the island of Ireland. Northern Ireland-based Dale Farm, a co-op ...

UK dairy cooperative launches largest 'self-consumption' solar farm in Ireland

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14 August 2018 | Dairy,News,Property News,Renewables and Environment

The government's new plan on tackling pollution must not be "rushed" as this could lead to a negative impact on food production. The Tenant Farmers...

It’s too soon for pollution legislation on farms, tenant group says

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13 August 2018 | Dairy,News

The application of new technology has transformed dairy farms into smart farms, giving the dairy sector a much needed boost. Smart farming technolo...

Smart farms powered by new technologies to boost global dairy output

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10 August 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Meadow Foods has increased its milk price by 1ppl from September, taking their standard A litre milk price to 29.50ppl. The decision to raise the m...

Meadow Foods increases September milk price by 1p per litre

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3 August 2018 | Dairy,News,Property News

Scottish dairy company Graham's has lodged an appeal to overturn the decision by Scottish Ministers last month to refuse planning permission to build ...

Graham's The Family Dairy lodges appeal against rejection of redevelopment project

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2 August 2018 | Dairy,Government,News,Organic

The largest UK organic dairy co-operative has said it is "optimistic" about the direction of EU and UK trade negotiations. The Organic Milk Supplie...

UK dairy co-operative 'optimistic' about Brexit trade talks with EU

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2 August 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Milk prices – and therefore farm returns – have improved sharply over the past year but higher feed costs pose a risk, according to new analysis. T...

Higher dairy returns now at risk, reveals new report

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1 August 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

The National Milkminder matched sample for May 2018 shows uncanny consistency between almost all parameters as for the same month in 2017, other than ...

Concentrate prices up and milk-to-feed price ratio down

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31 July 2018 | Dairy,News

Two dairy units with very different approaches to milking their cows have been added to a network of strategic farms delivering farmer-to-farmer knowl...

Two 'very different' dairy farms to join AHDB strategic network

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31 July 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy farmers supplying Müller will see their milk price increase by 1.50 pence per litre from September 1st. This will take the Müller Direct stan...

Muller increases September milk price by 1.50p per litre

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31 July 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

British-owned Dairy Crest has announced it will put in place a supplementary payment of 0.5p per litre from September due to "extreme weather conditio...

Dairy Crest announces supplementary payment due to 'extreme weather'

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27 July 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

British farmer-owned First Milk has announced a price increase of 0.8 pence per litre commencing from August. The dairy co-operative has announced ...

First Milk announces milk price increase of 0.8p per litre

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25 July 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News

A new Autumn Calving Index has been developed to help producers breed cattle suited to autumn block calving systems. Emphasising herd fertility and...

Calving Index to help producers suited to autumn block calving

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24 July 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

Dairy co-operative Arla is increasing its conventional milk price by 0.88 pence per litre from 1 August. This takes Arla's standard litre price to ...

Arla increases August milk price by less than one pence per litre

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23 July 2018 | Dairy,Finance,News

A programme considered to be a "game changer" for the Welsh dairy industry will see £6.5m invested in it over the next five years. The Dairy Improv...

Welsh dairy programme touted as a 'game changer' sees £6.5m investment

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18 July 2018 | Dairy,Government,News

Non-tariff barriers to trade and restricted access to labour after Brexit could leave Brits facing a "dairy dilemma", with choice of butter and cheese...

'Dairy dilemma': Brexit may lead to 'dairy shortage and price hikes'

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18 July 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News

A Leicestershire dairy farm which saw 55 cows die suddenly was an isolated incident that affected an otherwise healthy herd, inspectors have concluded...

Sudden deaths of 55 cows on farm an 'isolated incident', inspectors say

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16 July 2018 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West, which includes the UK, to the end of 2019. The move ...

Putin announces extension of Moscow's embargo on Western agri-produce

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16 July 2018 | Cattle,Dairy,News

The number of farmers switching to autumn block calving has risen, with potentially more to follow, according to the latest figures from AHDB Dairy. ...

11% of farmers now autumn calving with potentially more to follow

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16 July 2018 | Dairy,News

A large dairy co-operative in Wales has launched a recruitment drive for new farmers to supply milk after a record sales surge. South Caernarfon Cr...

Dairy co-operative launches recruitment drive for new farmers after record sales

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12 July 2018 | Dairy,News

The Competition and Markets Authority has approved a partnership between Arla Foods UK and Yeo Valley. The UK's largest dairy co-operative Arla Foo...

Competition and Markets Authority approves Arla and Yeo Valley deal

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11 July 2018 | Dairy,News,Products

A Scottish dairy farmer is trying to raise £10,000 to stop the use of single-use plastics on his farm. Bryce Cunningham, who farms at Mossgiel Farm...

Dairy farmer sets £10,000 goal to ditch single-use plastics on farm

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9 July 2018 | Dairy,News

Meadow Foods has increased its August milk price by 0.5p per litre, it has been announced. The move takes the dairy company's standard A litre milk...

Meadow Foods increases August milk price by half a pence

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9 July 2018 | Dairy,News

British dairy farmers are needed to help out on a small dairy farm in the Land of the Midnight Sun, famous for its dramatic northern lights and wildli...

Scenic dairy farm in Norway seeks British farmers to help out

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6 July 2018 | Dairy,News

Ten south west dairy farmers are needed in a project looking at how to improve the long term future of dairy farming in western Europe. In partners...

Ten south west farmers needed for new project looking at future of dairy

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