The UK Dairy Roadmap has issued an extension to its target on carbon auditing - an important early step in its 2050 net zero plans - citing increasing pressure on farmers and ‘soaring’ production costs.
UK dairy farmers remain committed to stepping up production levels
amidst ongoing EU agricultural reforms, though further falls in
their profitability could yet lead to significant output decline,
according to recently published findings.
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers claims that the
majority of UK dairy farmers are subsidising the cost of a pint of
supermarket milk by nearly 4p per litre by failing to include
family labour costs in their accounts,...
A leading animal sciences group has sold the gene rights of a new
breed of dairy cattle to a UK distributor which it claims will give
farmers the opportunity to increase their milk yields as well as
prevent the proliferation of cattle...
The Milk Development Council (MDC), the government-appointed
marketing body for the milk industry, claims that confidence among
British dairy farmers is on the increase, following months of
unrest and speculation over the stability...