The Struggling Dairy Industry Is Losing One Farmer a Week | LIVEKINDLY

The Struggling Dairy Industry Is Losing One Farmer a WeekHS – Source Livekindly not to people but to animals – Amid slumping dairy sales, farmers are moving onto other careers. One dairy farmer leaves the industry every week, new research finds. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) — a levy board funded by farmers — surveyed major milk buyers to learn more about the industry. AHDB discovered there are around 8,820 dairy producers in Great Britain. This figure has dropped by 30-35 since February. The number of dairy cows in England has also declined. Defra statistics from June showed that the p

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