Eddie Andrew

Farm Cliffe House Farm, Dungworth, Sheffield

  • Farm size: 73ha
  • Annual rainfall: 850mm
  • Soil type: Mixed clay loam

Eddie Andrew farms in a family partnership, which runs a 90-herd dairy farm, including milk delivery and ice cream business. Milk and ice cream is sold direct to consumers and retail outlets under the farm's own Our Cow Molly brand. The farm works closely with two other neighbouring dairy farms of a similar size to help maximise economies of scale and optimise costs.

Transition goals: 

  • Co-operating to reduce costs 
  • Establishing a new dairy
  • Reducing carbon footprint
 

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AGRICULTURAL TRANSITION

How farm collaboration can cut costs and increase efficiency

Farmers looking to exploit new opportunities, introduce greater flexibility and make their businesses more resilient should consider collaborating as a route to a more productive future. Joining forces with other…

AGRICULTURAL TRANSITION

Dairy farm works with neighbours to cut costs and emissions

Transition farmer Eddie Andrew has an ambitious goal: to continue producing milk profitably from his 90-cow dairy herd – while reducing its reliance on fossil fuels. The family-run 73ha farm…

NEWS

FW Opinion: No shortcuts on road to better farm safety

Constant pain. Inability to work. Poorer mental health and family relationships. This is the reality of the aftermath of the worst farm accidents, the scale of which is revealed this…

BUSINESS

Towards Net Zero: How to reduce emissions and store carbon

Farming has been recognised for the key role it can play in helping the UK meet its net zero emissions target by 2050, with individual farmers being encouraged to do…

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