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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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Dairy good invention: Robots

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

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North Yorkshire Farm

More North York's dairy farmers quit industry

North Yorkshire lost 55 dairy farmers in 2014. What's going on?

Radio York asks DairyCo's Tom Rawson.

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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
Food Festival

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
Milk splash

Support dairy farming in Britain

In the current climate, as dairy farmers face many financial challenges, we want you to get a feel for the passion and commitment that goes into every drop of milk. Find out more on how you can help.

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Cheese Salad

Dairy Goodness

Discover Dairy in your everyday... cooking! Each month, we'll share a delicious recipe using the dairy goodness brought to you by Britain's dairy farmers and their cows.

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Get down to the Moovies! See our latest videos in our Watch section

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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 more about living and working on a dairy farm.

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Job of the month

Job of the Month

We're highlighting careers linked to dairy farming to show the breadth of jobs across our dynamic industry. This month, it's the turn of the dairy farmer. Andrew Rees describes how he became a dairy farmer and what is involved in his job.

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