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Entries for 2022 RABDF Gold Cup competition now open

Entries for 2022 RABDF Gold Cup competition now open

Entries for the 2022 Royal Association Of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) Gold Cup competition are now being accepted, and will...

May 16, 2022

Scrapping milk Use-By dates good news for UK dairy industry – RABDF

Scrapping milk Use-By dates good news for UK dairy industry – RABDF

The decision by Morrisons to remove Use-By-dates from milk packaging to avoid food wastage is welcome news for the dairy...

January 10, 2022

Entries for Royal Dairy Innovation Award now open

Entries for Royal Dairy Innovation Award now open

Entries are now open for the 2022 Royal Dairy Innovation Award, which recognises research and development in the field of...

November 19, 2021

Online dairy business and policy conference to address future farming issues

Online dairy business and policy conference to address future farming issues

Dairy farmers will get to hear about future farming policy and quiz government ministers and experts in a free series...

November 10, 2021

RABDF calls on government to create joined-up emissions policy after methane pledge

RABDF calls on government to create joined-up emissions policy after methane pledge

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has called on the government to create a joined-up approach to reduce...

November 3, 2021

RABDF Dairy Student Award launches for 2022

RABDF Dairy Student Award launches for 2022

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has launched its 2022 Dairy Student Award, a long-standing competition within the...

October 9, 2021

Sophie Gregory named 2021 dairy woman of the year

Sophie Gregory named 2021 dairy woman of the year

Dorset farmer Sophie Gregory was announced the winner of this year’s Dairy Woman of the Year Award, sponsored by HSBC...

October 8, 2021

Dairy farmers abstracting water may see changes to their costs

Dairy farmers abstracting water may see changes to their costs

Dairy farmers abstracting water from the environment, including boreholes, could face changes to the amount they are charged after the...

August 18, 2021

New survey reveals a third of dairy farmers have considered leaving due to staff shortages

New survey reveals a third of dairy farmers have considered leaving due to staff shortages

Dairy farmers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit staff, with some producers potentially being forced to leave the industry...

March 25, 2021

3 students announced as winners of the RABDF Farm Health Management Award

3 students announced as winners of the RABDF Farm Health Management Award

Students from Liverpool Vet School, Duchy College and Harper Adams University have beat off a bumper number of entries to...

January 26, 2021

Devon student wins RABDF Dairy Student of the Year award

Devon student wins RABDF Dairy Student of the Year award

A final year student from Harper Adams University has beat off six other finalists and one of the highest number...

January 21, 2021

RABDF moves Dairy-Tech 2021 to an online format

RABDF moves Dairy-Tech 2021 to an online format

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has taken the decision to alter the format of Dairy-Tech 2021, due...

November 2, 2020

Dairy webinars to allow farmers to question government ministers

Dairy webinars to allow farmers to question government ministers

Dairy farmers will get the opportunity to hear about future farming policy and quiz government minsters and experts in a...

October 9, 2020

2020 Dairy Industry Woman of the Year winner announced

2020 Dairy Industry Woman of the Year winner announced

Cheshire dairy farmer Karen Halton has scooped this year’s prestigious Dairy Industry Woman of the Year award at the virtual...

September 30, 2020

Just 55 farms receive support from Government’s Dairy Response Fund

Just 55 farms receive support from Government’s Dairy Response Fund

Just 55 dairy farms in England have received Covid-19 support money from the Government’s Dairy Response Fund so far, according to the...

August 13, 2020

Nominations open for Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award 2020

Nominations open for Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award 2020

A prestigious industry award is seeking female powerhouses of the dairy industry. The Dairy Industry Women of the Year Award...

June 15, 2020

Calls for detail on dairy hardship funds amid fears some could lose out

Calls for detail on dairy hardship funds amid fears some could lose out

A lobby body representing UK dairy farmers has warned some farmers who have had to discard of their milk could...

June 6, 2020

Double celebration for Gold Cup centenary year as July’s event is postponed

Double celebration for Gold Cup centenary year as July’s event is postponed

The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has announced plans to postpone its annual Gold Cup open day, due...

May 28, 2020