A herd of dairy cows graze in Cornwall© John Eveson/FLPA/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock
In the three years since March 2014, the number of herds in the South West deemed by AHDB as being “long-term sustainable” has fallen from 82% to just 17% by March 2017, according to a joint study by Savills and the Duchy College Rural Business School. Correlating with low milk prices, the number identified as “short-term sustainable” increased dramatically from April 2015, following a year of declining milk prices in which the UK farmgate average fell by a quarter. When […]