Dairy Farming

Falling Milk Prices and the Impact on British Dairy Farmers

Meurig Raymond | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK
Meurig Raymond

It is undoubtedly a very frustrating and worrying time for British dairy farmers. Milk prices are plummeting. With increased milk supply around the world and demand not increasing at the same pace, huge pressure has been put on milk values. For some it means they are now only getting around 25 pence-per-litre for their product. With the cost of production sitting much higher than this it is no wonder that many fear for the future of their farm businesses... What we also know is that it is clear that the British public want to back British farming and continue to support British dairy farmers during this difficult time.

More Protests Planned In Response To Milk Price Skimming

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK

Farmers could stage further protests against the price they are paid for milk, one of the industry's leaders said on Friday. The chairman of Farmer...

We Have to Support Dairy Farmers at Every Opportunity

Zac Goldsmith | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Politics
Zac Goldsmith

There is a well documented crisis affecting British farming - not as a result of evolutionary market forces, but of bad politics.