Dairy farming business

Keep on top of your dairy business with advice on contracts, expansion and find out how other farmers have managed to stay profitable.


How to process your own milk – advice on what to consider before you make the decision, what to process and the low down on contracts and regulations plus a case study on how a Somerset farmer did it.

How-to guide on processing your own milk

Which dairy processor should you supply? Find out what the ‘big four’ – Muller, Arla, Dairy Crest and First Milk offer.

Dairy processors – the big four in the spotlight


Changing milk buyer is a big decision and not one a dairy farmer will make on a regular basis, so getting it right is crucial. Dairy Group’s managing director gives advice on the process.

Am I on the right milk contract for my business?


Formula pricing – the advantages and disagvantages explained.

Formula pricing-good, bad or plain risky?


Case study – how a small dairy farm in Lanarkshire has managed to turn an annual profit of £50,000

Turning a profit from a small dairy farm


Tough times for dairy farms mean many might consider new ways to make a margin. We speak to producers who have developed alternative ways to market their milk.

Alternative ways to market your milk

A2 milk is relatively new in UK supermarkets – is this premium product a good investment? Case study of a Shropshire dairy farmer.

Milking more money from A2 production


Advice on how to decide if expansion is right for your dairy buisness.

Making the decision to expand

Dairy herd expansion: calculate the benefits


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