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Dairy farmers should scrutinise every detail of their businesses if they want to weather the storm of milk price volatility, a conference has heard. Farmers at the South Wales Dairy Conference in Pembrokeshire were told to concentrate on communication with family members, advisers and the bank manager during the downturn. Allan Wilkinson, head of agriculture at HSBC Bank, encouraged producers to contact suppliers to explain the potential effects of the situation and let them plan ahead. “Compare your own performance […]