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Good News For Dairy Farmers

It’s great to hear that Meadow Foods is to increase its milk prices by 1.15ppl taking its standard A litre to 21.15ppl for October. It is the fourth consecutive month that the processor – the largest independent dairy in the UK – has increased prices. 57 more words


Day 4 - Udderly brilliant 

After an early start and comforting myself by the fact the farmers were already milking, I set off for a dairy farm on the Ards peninsula, picking up Ruth on the way. 1,486 more words

1 Sept 2016 (TheAge) - Never mind spilt milk. Wheat is burning

(1 September 2016, The Age, BusinessDay, p21, Michael Pascoe)

‘How cruel is farming. Survive weather’s vagaries to plant what promises to be a bumper winter wheat crop just in time to see prices crash. 64 more words

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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