Improving herd efficiency has helped a dairy farm to reduce its carbon emissions from milk production to below the national average. Debbie James reports.
Hannah Park speaks to dairy farmer David Finlay who, after turning to direct supply more than a decade ago, has launched The Ethical Dairy brand which has cow-with-calf dairy farming at its core.
Trevor Warren always wanted to farm in his own right. His dream became reality when he took on a Cheshire East County Council tenancy with his family in March 2019.
There are no hard and fast rules to diversification and for these businesses ‘thinking outside the box’ has delivered a winning formula for diversification success.
The Brown Swiss and the Holstein are milked in equal numbers on a small family farm in North Yorkshire and the two breeds complement each other perfectly, according to producer, Emily Bradley. Wendy Short reports.
Tim May has made some big changes to the Kingsclere estate over the past decade, shifting from entirely arable to incorporate grassland and three livestock enterprises. Clemmie Gleeson finds out more.
Farming in his own right is a life-long dream of Fraser Murray’s, so when he got the opportunity to take on some land of his own, he decided to think outside the box to get the wheels in motion. Hannah Park finds out more.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,