Dairy Farmers

The Public's Support Spurs Farmers On

Meurig Raymond | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK
Meurig Raymond

Having grown up on a farm in a productive farming area of south west Wales, it's unsurprising to most that TV wasn't a big part of my life. But nowada...

Tube Strikes and Dairy Deals - Solidarity or Subsidy?

Dave Clements | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Politics
Dave Clements

The travelling public should not grumble about the temporary inconvenience of longer journeys to and from work. Shake them by the hand. By defending their own interests and striving for more for themselves, they are standing up for us all. Good on 'em I say!

There's a Reason Why Supermarkets' 'Value' Ranges Are So Cheap - And It's Got Nothing to Do With Value

Clare Finney | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Finney

No more could the aforementioned baker afford to love baking if he were to sell his loaves at the supermarket price of 75p a loaf. "If this was an industrial bakery," he observed tartly, "we'd employ three or four people and it would be automated."

A Newcomer to Dairy Farming

Chris Webb | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Webb

I'm already half-awake when the soft ping of my alarm nudges me to get out of bed. It's four o'clock and there's a ninety minute drive to the farm, so I need to get going. I quickly pull on some old clothes and head out into the dark, frosty morning.

Dairy Farmers Continue Milk Blockade

PA | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK

Dairy farmers blockaded milk processing plants for a second night as they continued to show their anger at milk prices. Campaign group Farmers for ...

Farmers Stage Blockade Over Price Of Milk

Press Association | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK

Hundreds of farmers blockaded processing plants into the early hours of the morning in a protest against the price they are paid for milk. Supporte...

Animal Rights Campaigners Rally Against 'Mega Dairies'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK

A move towards milking cows in intensive American style 'mega dairies' would be bad for farmers' incomes as well damaging for the welfare of cattle, a...