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Making Cheese

How we make our delicious cheese …

On our cheese making day Tom connects a pipe from the main milking circuit directly into the vat. The cows are milked and the milk goes through a filter then straight into the vat – warm, frothy and as fresh as it can be. 298 more words


The Dairy Progress!

From a concrete shell and a plywood platform we now have our fully functioning dairy! We have installed all the plumbing and electrics and a pipe has been joined into the milking circuit that will allow us to fill the vat straight from the cows. 119 more words


Where's the cheese Gromit?

Work is going great on the new dairy. Tom and the gang have been living every child’s dream – smashing through walls with a sledgehammer! The space has been remodelled and the floor is done, we’re just waiting for the delivery of the machinery. 30 more words


Harvest Festival: Don't worry, be happy!

It’s another Harvest Festival, when we give the best of all the good things that we’ve been given! It’s a time when we give thanks to God for all that he provides for us and reassert our faith in him as our faithful provider. 938 more words

Sunday Sermons

UK farmers going out of business

The last 20 years have seen the number of farmers reduce by more than 50% (34,570 in 1996 to 9,827 in 2015). On average, three dairy farmers go out of business every week. 261 more words


Policy guide: Milk prices

I report on what the political parties are promising in their manifestos for the dairy industry and milk price slump.

Over the last decade the milk market has been a volatile one, with protests and ‘milk spraying’ across Europe. 241 more words

Practical Journalism

The future of the dairy sector in Wales

10 April 2015

Article by Katy Orford, National Assembly for Wales Research Service

Welsh dairy plays an important role in the UK-wide dairy industry. Wales produced… 854 more words