Farmers Weekly Two new genetic indexes to help farmers breed more environmentally friendly cows will feature in the August bull proofs, due to be launched next week. EnviroCow reflects the important role genetics and breeding play in improving the environmental efficiency of milk production.  Incor…

Farmers Weekly Dairy processors First Milk, Barber’s and Muller have all confirmed holds for farmgate milk prices in September. Milk co-operative Arla had previously announced a hold for August. Market sentiment is weakening for dairy, with UK wholesale prices falling in July and the Global Dairy …

Farmers Weekly Holstein cows leaving the parlour in good condition are making more than £1,000 following a 14p/kg lift in deadweight price, driven by a tightening of supply. But record prices cannot draw out enough cows to service demand, with AHDB confirming last week that slaughter was back 4% on…

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