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Discover Dairy in your everyday

Welcome to This is Dairy Farming

A celebration of all things related to the dairy farm. Join us as we explore how milk is made, why dairy farmers and their cows are so important to Britain, and just how dairy farming touches our lives. In fact, the milk in your tea is just one of the ways you Discover Dairy in your everyday. If you want to get involved, you'll find details of local events, shows and competitions right here. Take a look!

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It's in our hands

Support dairy - It's In Our Hands 2015

Dairy farmers aren't just food producers – their activities help shape our landscape and protect our wildlife. So let's show our support by taking the Dairy Promise. The power to make a difference is in our hands – and it's easier than you might think.

Splash of Milk

What's happening with the milk price?

Many dairy farmers have seen their milk price fall dramatically in recent months. We share some of the information around why and how you can show your support

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Mary Quicke

Farmer diary: Mary Quicke MBE

Mary Quicke's family has been farming for more than 450 years. The dairy is the heart of the farm, where 500 cows produce creamy milk for her award-winning cheeses. Read all the latest news from Mary's farm here.

Mary's diary
Farmers Markets

Farmers' Markets and Food Festivals

Sample great produce and support your local dairy farmers at a farmers' market or food festival. Find out what's on near you here.

What's on

Dairy good invention 1: Robots

Milking, feeding – even cleaning. These robots are doing it all down on the farm.

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potatoe frittatta

Dairy Goodness

Discover Dairy in your everyday... cooking!

Each month, we'll share a delicious recipe using the dairy goodness brought to you by dairy farmers and their lovely cows.

Get in the kitchen – your body will thank you for it!

Make it

Get down to the Moovies! See our latest videos

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Cow of the month

Cow of the Month

Our dairy farmers love their cows – but no two cows are the same. Each month, we'll issue a new 'card' showcasing one of our lovely ladies' and her unique qualities. As the Trump cards increase, you can compare and contrast each cow's story.

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Farmer Profiles

Discover and immerse yourself in the passionate and intriguing world of our dairy farmers. Read and explore their profiles and discover how dairy farming can also be great for the whole family.

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Farmers & vets work together to create herd health plans to ensure cows are always healthy and happy #DiscoverDairy

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Job of the month

Job of the Month

The breeding Expert - We're highlighting careers within dairy industry. This month, it's the Breeding Expert's time to shine. There is more to developing a breeding programe than you think. See Britain's dairy breeding strategy explained.

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