Dairy news around the UK

2 June 2020



Dairy farm with tourism potential comes to market

1 June 2020

The 200-acre farm is on sale for nearly £2m

Meadow Foods announces June and July milk price rises

30 May 2020

Price boosts come despite 'challenging' market

Impact of dry weather felt on Welsh livestock farms

29 May 2020

Dry weather impacting grass growth

Gold Cup postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19 crisis

29 May 2020

UK dairy competition delayed to next year

Welsh farmer appointed First Milk's new director

28 May 2020

Mike Smith succeeds Jim Baird as director

Quarterly testing helps Welsh dairy farmer control Johne's

27 May 2020

Regular tests keeps disease under control

Number of GB dairy farmers falls over 5%, figures show

27 May 2020

Despite this milk volumes still remain high

Covid-19 'cost dairy sector £28m' in April and May

26 May 2020

British dairy sector takes financial hit

Evidence submitted in attempt to save foreign dairy workers

22 May 2020

Sector could be left with shortage next year

Coronavirus: Dairy farmers told to understand milk buyers better

22 May 2020

Farmers could control milk prices better

£25m boost for beef and dairy in Northern Ireland

21 May 2020

Major funding for beef and dairy sectors

Put quality before quantity by cutting silage early, farmers told

19 May 2020

Silage expert advised farmers at recent webinar

Call to buy British as Stilton sales drop by 30 percent

19 May 2020

Covid-19 crisis causes fall in Stilton sales

Full fat milk and cheese reduces health risks, study claims

19 May 2020

Dairy products lower diabetes and obesity risk

Dairy farm exploits genomic testing to become more productive

18 May 2020

Farmer finds best replacements for his milking herd

Scotland’s bid to eradicate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea takes step forward

17 May 2020

Persistently infected animals must be housed separately

NFU Derbyshire badger cull judicial review rejected

14 May 2020

High Court backs government's decision

Coronavirus: Financial support 'vital' for non-bovine milk sector

13 May 2020

Sector could face 'collapse' without support

New cheese launched to help struggling sheep milk farmers

13 May 2020

Feta-style cheese will help sheep milk producers

Scottish farmer wins Holstein lifetime achievement award

12 May 2020

Jack Brewster announced the 2020 winner

Morrisons unveils 10kg 'British Food Box' to support farmers

12 May 2020

The £45 box will contain British produced food

Coronavirus: NI considering 'different approach' on dairy support

11 May 2020

Issues faced by NI farmers are 'different'

Coronavirus: Welsh dairy farmers to receive hardship fund

10 May 2020

New funding to support Welsh dairy farmers

Coronavirus: Welsh dairy farmers call for financial help

8 May 2020

English farmers to receive hardship fund

Dairy hardship fund welcomed but 'more may be needed'

7 May 2020

Industry says additional support could be needed

Coronavirus: New £1m dairy promotional push announced

7 May 2020

Industry launches consumer campaign

First Milk holds milk price for June 2020

7 May 2020

British co-op keeps milk price the same

Coronavirus: Hardship fund unveiled for dairy farmers

6 May 2020

New government fund announced

Coronavirus: Vets welcome 'pragmatic' amendments to bTB testing

6 May 2020

It will help vets 'maintain food supply chain'

Defra announces temporary exclusion of TB testing in calves

5 May 2020

Farm vets welcome temporary exclusion