Monthly Archives: October 2017

IT IS TIME TO RESET THE ENVIRONMENTAL AGENDA

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 6th October 2017 In recent days another report emerged about methane emissions from livestock. Cue, a vocal response from the environmental lobby. Before that a more specific report concerning the declining … Continue reading

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SEPARATING THE MILK FROM RURAL EMPLOYMENT

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 15th September 2017 Last week saw the opening of a new milk dryer; it would provide economies of scale and strengthen the capacity of the co-operative to supply ingredients. What caught … Continue reading

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FROM THE CONSUMER’S FORK TO THE FARM-GATE PRICE

This post first appeared online at http://www.thatsfarming.com on the 8th September 2017 If the consumer pays a premium price for the final product who gains? Where in the supply-chain is the value added? Is it attributable to using higher-quality raw … Continue reading

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