Ten years ago there were 2.25 million dairy cows in the UK. Figures released today, from DEFRA’s provisional June Census, show that the total dairy breeding herd fallen by 20% to 1.8 million cows in the last twelve months.
That… Continue reading
The film, by film-maker Johnny Kelly, depicts the life of a farmer as he slowly turns his family farm into an industrial animal factory before seeing the errors of his ways and opting for a more sustainable future. Both the… Continue reading
Pasture Promise TV is a new website hosting a series of films to highlight the benefits of pasture based farming. One of the films features Neil Darwent and his cows. Neil gives his views on building a truly sustainable future… Continue reading
Charlotte Smith talks to Neil Darwent about how he is working towards achieving recognition for dairy farmers who give their cows the freedom to graze. You can hear the interview here.
The full article from the Farmers Guardian about Free Range Dairy and its objectives can be found here.
Free Range Dairy is building a new website. It’s not yet launched and is still under construction.
Deborah Meaden, leading businesswoman and TV celebrity gives her views on Mega-dairies. The full article can be found here.