Archive Article: 2001/09/28

28 September 2001

Dairy Event was a big fraternisation success

Thank goodness for the European Dairy Farming Event. After a long and terrifying spring and summer, with little opportunity to meet colleagues in the dairy industry, visitors came in their droves.

Understandably, organisers and exhibitors were nervous about attendance with foot-and-mouth still unbeaten. But the queue of cars for the wheel dip at the entrance, belied their fears.

Even producers who had lost their herds wanted to take this rare opportunity to discuss their plans with others. Theres no doubt UK milk producers are determined to survive whatever the future may hold.

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