The UK government, working with the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, has launched a consultation seeking to end any unfair practices across the UK’s dairy sector.
Fonterra farmers producing sustainable, high quality milk will be eligible for a new payment, as Fonterra announces important changes to the way it pays farmers for their milk.
Trouw Nutrition’s new €10,000 HealthyLife grant is available to progressive dairy farmers, nutritionists and veterinarians who are serious about the sustainability and well-being of their herd.
UK Farming minister, Victoria Prentis, has confirmed that the government’s new dairy response fund will open for applications on 18 June.
British consumers are being invited to throw their support behind the country’s farmers in the biggest online agricultural event.
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers has summarised the UK government’s guidelines for working safely during Covid-19 into nine key steps for dairy farmers.
Eligible dairy farmers will be entitled to up to £10,000 each, to cover 70% of their lost income during April and May to ensure they can continue to operate and sustain production capacity.
Shepherds Purse, a North Yorkshire, UK-based cheese maker, has fast tracked the launch of its new format feta-style cheese in a bid to help support struggling sheep milk farmers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
MSD Animal Health’s initiatives, Disease? Not On My Farm! and Project Lamb are encouraging farmers to stay socially connected during the Covid-19 crisis.